Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows


News articles about Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:RUSHA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.2723297824199 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.


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Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com) Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A’s Q3 2018 Earnings (RUSHA) (americanbankingnews.com) Zacks: Analysts Expect Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA) Will Announce Earnings of $0.72 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com) Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (RUSHA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday (americanbankingnews.com)


RUSHA stock opened at $45.21 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50. Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A has a one year low of $36.65 and a one year high of $55.40. The stock has a market cap of $1.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.74, a PEG ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 1.27.

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:RUSHA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.04. Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A had a net margin of 3.64% and a return on equity of 11.09%. The company had revenue of $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. sell-side analysts predict that Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A will post 3.11 EPS for the current year.


A number of analysts have commented on RUSHA shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 27th. Credit Suisse Group reduced their price objective on shares of Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A from $49.00 to $45.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $45.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. Finally, Longbow Research raised shares of Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, June 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $51.43.


Rush Enterprises, Inc. Class A Company Profile

Rush Enterprises, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retailer of commercial vehicles and related services in the United States. The company operates a network of commercial vehicle dealerships under the Rush Truck Centers name. Its Rush Truck Centers primarily sell commercial vehicles manufactured by Peterbilt, International, Hino, Ford, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Fuso, IC Bus, or Blue Bird; provides new and used commercial vehicles, and aftermarket parts, as well as service and repair, financing, and leasing and rental services; and offers property and casualty insurance, including collision and liability insurance on commercial vehicles, cargo insurance, and credit life insurance to its commercial vehicle customers.

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