Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ:GOLF) Stock Price

Media coverage about Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ:GOLF) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Golfsmith International Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.0966782231752 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several research firms recently commented on GOLF. Jefferies Group LLC set a $25.00 target price on Golfsmith International Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 13th. Imperial Capital reaffirmed an “in-line” rating and set a $15.00 target price (down previously from $19.00) on shares of Golfsmith International Holdings in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Roth Capital cut Golfsmith International Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $25.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Monday, August 7th. DA Davidson cut Golfsmith International Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $23.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Golfsmith International Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.67.

Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ GOLF) opened at 16.44 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $18.48 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.36. Golfsmith International Holdings has a 12-month low of $15.16 and a 12-month high of $22.31. The company has a market cap of $1.22 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.27.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.92%.

In other Golfsmith International Holdings news, insider Wb Atlas Llc sold 2,195,469 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.63, for a total transaction of $43,097,056.47. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

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