Hillenbrand (HI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hillenbrand earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.9899121687515 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

HI has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hillenbrand from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Hillenbrand in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Hillenbrand from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th.

Shares of Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) opened at 39.05 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.50. The stock has a market cap of $2.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.23 and a beta of 1.26. Hillenbrand has a 52-week low of $28.60 and a 52-week high of $39.55.

Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $395.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.57 million. Hillenbrand had a net margin of 7.87% and a return on equity of 19.72%. Hillenbrand’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.53 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Hillenbrand will post $2.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were issued a $0.205 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. Hillenbrand’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.27%.

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Hillenbrand Company Profile

Hillenbrand, Inc is a diversified industrial company with multiple brands that serve a range of industries across the globe. The Company operates in two segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equi

HI has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hillenbrand from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Hillenbrand in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Hillenbrand from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th.

Shares of Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) opened at 39.05 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.50. The stock has a market cap of $2.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.23 and a beta of 1.26. Hillenbrand has a 52-week low of $28.60 and a 52-week high of $39.55.

Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $395.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.57 million. Hillenbrand had a net margin of 7.87% and a return on equity of 19.72%. Hillenbrand’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.53 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Hillenbrand will post $2.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were issued a $0.205 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. Hillenbrand’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.27%.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “Hillenbrand (HI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds” was originally reported by The Ledger Gazette and is owned by of The Ledger Gazette. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and international copyright and trademark law. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://ledgergazette.com/2017/10/11/hillenbrand-hi-getting-somewhat-favorable-press-coverage-analysis-finds.html.

Hillenbrand Company Profile

Hillenbrand, Inc is a diversified industrial company with multiple brands that serve a range of industries across the globe. The Company operates in two segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equipment Group businesses design, develop, manufacture and service engineered industrial equipment throughout the world.

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