Media stories about Interval Leisure Group (NASDAQ:ILG) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Interval Leisure Group earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5077202685971 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub raised Interval Leisure Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Oppenheimer lifted their price objective on Interval Leisure Group from $32.00 to $38.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, March 15th. ValuEngine raised Interval Leisure Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Interval Leisure Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, March 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.80.

Interval Leisure Group opened at $34.24 on Friday, according to Marketbeat. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a current ratio of 1.77. The company has a market cap of $4.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.13 and a beta of 1.48. Interval Leisure Group has a 1-year low of $24.38 and a 1-year high of $35.00.

Interval Leisure Group (NASDAQ:ILG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $482.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $477.33 million. Interval Leisure Group had a return on equity of 8.50% and a net margin of 9.14%. sell-side analysts predict that Interval Leisure Group will post 1.31 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be issued a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. Interval Leisure Group’s payout ratio is currently 63.64%.

Interval Leisure Group Company Profile

ILG, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional vacation services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership (VO), and Exchange and Rental. The VO segment engages in the sale, marketing, financing, and development of vacation ownership interests; and management of vacation ownership resorts, as well as in the provision of related services to owners and homeowners' associations (HOAs).

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