Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Receives News Impact Score of 0.15

Media coverage about Red Lion Hotels (NYSE:RLH) 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. Red Lion Hotels earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.7289588968737 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.

RLH stock traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $11.60. 47,900 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 97,492. Red Lion Hotels has a 1-year low of $6.15 and a 1-year high of $12.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

Red Lion Hotels (NYSE:RLH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.26) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by ($0.08). Red Lion Hotels had a net margin of 3.96% and a negative return on equity of 0.63%. The business had revenue of $33.04 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.25 million. equities analysts anticipate that Red Lion Hotels will post -0.07 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine cut Red Lion Hotels from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Red Lion Hotels from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday.

In related news, VP Thomas L. Mckeirnan sold 26,717 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.57, for a total transaction of $282,398.69. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, VP Harry Sladich sold 10,946 shares of Red Lion Hotels stock in a transaction on Monday, June 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.22, for a total value of $122,814.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 4,892,533 shares of company stock valued at $51,793,243 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 19.70% of the company’s stock.

About Red Lion Hotels

Red Lion Hotels Corporation, doing business as RLH Corporation, operates as a hospitality and leisure company the United States. It operates in two segments, Company Operated Hotels and Franchised Hotels. The company owns, manages, and franchises upscale, midscale, and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, GuestHouse, Settle Inn, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Signature and Signature Inn, and Country Hearth Inns & Suites brands; America's Best Inn & Suites, Jameson Inns, Lexington Hotels & Inns, and 3 Palm Hotels brands; and Value Inn Worldwide and Value Hotel Worldwide brands.

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