News articles about MarineMax (NYSE:HZO) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MarineMax earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.9254555659113 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

MarineMax (NYSE HZO) remained flat at $$20.45 on Monday. The stock had a trading volume of 736,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 304,765. MarineMax has a 12-month low of $13.80 and a 12-month high of $23.65. The firm has a market cap of $541.95, a P/E ratio of 20.25, a PEG ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 1.04.

MarineMax (NYSE:HZO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.11. MarineMax had a net margin of 2.24% and a return on equity of 7.82%. The business had revenue of $250.62 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $231.96 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. MarineMax’s revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that MarineMax will post 1.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

HZO has been the topic of several research reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of MarineMax from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. B. Riley set a $20.00 price objective on shares of MarineMax and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Forward View downgraded shares of MarineMax from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Craig Hallum set a $21.00 price objective on shares of MarineMax and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Citigroup upped their price objective on shares of MarineMax from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. MarineMax presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.67.

In other news, Chairman William H. Mcgill, Jr. sold 35,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.03, for a total value of $771,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 262,142 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,774,988.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO William H. Mcgill, Jr. sold 5,400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.00, for a total transaction of $118,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 262,142 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,767,124. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 101,900 shares of company stock valued at $2,165,940 in the last three months. Company insiders own 5.00% of the company’s stock.

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About MarineMax

MarineMax, Inc is a recreational boat and yacht dealer in the United States. Through 56 retail locations in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Texas, the Company sold new and used recreational boats, including pleasure and fishing boats, as of September 30, 2016.

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