Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Headlines about Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hillenbrand earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8810298823834 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several research analysts recently commented on HI shares. BidaskClub cut Hillenbrand from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Hillenbrand from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Capital One Financial Corporation began coverage on Hillenbrand in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They issued an “equal weight” rating for the company. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of Hillenbrand in a report on Friday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hillenbrand has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $46.00.

Shares of Hillenbrand (NYSE HI) opened at $38.85 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,450.00, a P/E ratio of 18.86 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. Hillenbrand has a fifty-two week low of $32.25 and a fifty-two week high of $40.35.

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About Hillenbrand

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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