MasterCraft Boat (NASDAQ:MCFT) Stock Rating Upgraded by StockNews.com

StockNews.com upgraded shares of MasterCraft Boat (NASDAQ:MCFTGet Rating) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Monday morning.

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on MCFT. B. Riley cut their target price on shares of MasterCraft Boat from $37.00 to $31.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird dropped their price objective on shares of MasterCraft Boat from $32.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price objective on shares of MasterCraft Boat from $31.00 to $29.00 in a research note on Thursday, October 20th. Finally, Raymond James boosted their price objective on shares of MasterCraft Boat from $29.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Thursday, November 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, MasterCraft Boat has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $29.40.

MasterCraft Boat Price Performance

MCFT stock opened at $25.02 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $21.68 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $22.68. MasterCraft Boat has a 12-month low of $18.49 and a 12-month high of $29.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $445.36 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.94 and a beta of 1.81. The company has a current ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36.

MasterCraft Boat (NASDAQ:MCFTGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, September 8th. The company reported $1.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $217.65 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $195.11 million. MasterCraft Boat had a net margin of 7.08% and a return on equity of 68.92%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.94 EPS. As a group, equities analysts predict that MasterCraft Boat will post 4.2 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. raised its holdings in MasterCraft Boat by 62.4% in the third quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. now owns 95,588 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,802,000 after buying an additional 36,730 shares during the last quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP raised its holdings in MasterCraft Boat by 19.1% in the third quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 13,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in MasterCraft Boat in the third quarter worth about $546,000. Prelude Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in MasterCraft Boat in the third quarter worth about $216,000. Finally, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD purchased a new position in MasterCraft Boat in the third quarter worth about $230,000. 89.33% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About MasterCraft Boat

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MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets recreational powerboats. It operates through four segments: MasterCraft, Crest, NauticStar, and Aviara. The MasterCraft segment produces recreational performance sport boats, which are used for water skiing, wakeboarding, and wake surfing, as well as general recreational boating.

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