Hertz shares slump as losses widen in CEO's debut quarter

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An uptick in leased new cars in recent years has left the used-car market oversupplied, said Karl Brauer, an analyst with Kelley Blue Book. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1 per share. MKM Partners reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $29.00 price target (down from $33.00) on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Sunday, March 19th. Over the past five trading sessions it is -9.53%; -4.97% for the month; -27.76% for the last quarter; -55.41% for the past six-months; and 0% for the last 12 months.

Hertz shares have dropped 31 percent since the beginning of the year. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. Hertz Global Holdings has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $34.38.

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved slumped -1.05% to end the day at $102.77.

Total revenues fell 3 per cent from a year ago to $1.92bn, shy of expectations for $1.95bn. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $16.75 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.38. (NYSE: HTZ) posted a new 52-week low of $11.78 on Tuesday, down about 21% compared with Monday's closing price of $14.91.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. lost nearly twice as much as expected in the chief executive officer's first quarter at the helm, sending the shares tumbling in extended trading. The transportation company reported ($1.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($1.00) by $0.61. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and 0. 2,322,237 shares of the company traded hands.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Insiders own 0.80% of the company shares.

02/28/2017 - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,136,099 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $24,494,000 after buying an additional 84,736 shares during the last quarter.

The Estero, FL-based vehicle rental giant reported a Q1 net loss of ($1.61), which was $0.77 worse than the Wall Street consensus estimate of ($0.84). It has a Return on Investment (ROI) of 17.30% and a gross margin of 42.50%.

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Herc Holdings Inc, formerly Hertz Global Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. While this suggests that there is still some headroom before the company begins tripping covenants, it is paramount that HTZ's revenue and fleet management capabilities improve more quickly.

The Adjusted Corporate EBITDA for U.S. RAC was a negative $104 million, or a $130 million decline from Q1 of 2016.

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