Huttig Building Products (HBP) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media coverage about Huttig Building Products (NASDAQ:HBP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Huttig Building Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.3398640933961 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Separately, ValuEngine cut Huttig Building Products from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Huttig Building Products stock traded up $0.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $5.04. The stock had a trading volume of 66,707 shares, compared to its average volume of 62,816. Huttig Building Products has a twelve month low of $3.50 and a twelve month high of $7.75. The company has a current ratio of 3.08, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66.

Huttig Building Products (NASDAQ:HBP) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.15). Huttig Building Products had a negative net margin of 1.09% and a negative return on equity of 11.48%. The firm had revenue of $223.40 million during the quarter.

Huttig Building Products Company Profile

Huttig Building Products, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes millwork, building materials, and wood products for new residential construction, home improvement, remodeling, and repair work in the United States. It offers various millwork products, including exterior and interior doors, pre-hung and factory finished door units, windows, patio doors, mouldings, frames, stair parts, and columns under the Therma-Tru, Masonite, Woodgrain, HB&G, Simpson Door, Final Frame, BrasPine, Arauco, Windsor Windows, and Rogue Valley Door brands.

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