Media coverage about Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gentherm earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.8976725478997 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Gentherm (NASDAQ THRM) opened at $32.95 on Tuesday. Gentherm has a twelve month low of $29.50 and a twelve month high of $40.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,208.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.20, a P/E/G ratio of 0.53 and a beta of 1.96. The company has a current ratio of 3.23, a quick ratio of 2.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26.

Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by ($0.33). Gentherm had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 12.82%. The business had revenue of $235.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $235.94 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Gentherm will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently commented on THRM. Longbow Research began coverage on Gentherm in a research report on Friday, January 5th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company. BidaskClub downgraded Gentherm from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Gentherm from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Argus cut their target price on Gentherm to $40.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Gentherm in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $40.57.

In other news, Director Maurice Ep Gunderson sold 10,000 shares of Gentherm stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.44, for a total value of $334,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 26,557 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $888,066.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Erin Erwine Ascher sold 2,000 shares of Gentherm stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.14, for a total value of $70,280.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 29,161 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,024,717.54. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.

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About Gentherm

Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm) is a global technology company engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of thermal management technologies. The Company has two segments: Automotive and Industrial. Its products provide solutions for automotive passenger comfort and convenience, battery thermal management, remote power generation, patient temperature management, environmental product testing and other consumer and industrial temperature control needs.

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