A number of other research firms have also issued reports on XOXO. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of XO Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of XO Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. B. Riley reiterated a neutral rating and set a $16.25 target price on shares of XO Group in a report on Monday, May 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of XO Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $20.15.
Shares of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) traded up 0.50% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.09. 77,492 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $451.49 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 64.61 and a beta of 0.94. XO Group has a 52 week low of $14.99 and a 52 week high of $20.99. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $18.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.57.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11. The company had revenue of $42.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.51 million. XO Group had a net margin of 4.55% and a return on equity of 4.71%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that XO Group will post $0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of XO Group by 10.7% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,337,815 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,572,000 after buying an additional 129,723 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of XO Group by 9.3% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,393,189 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,977,000 after buying an additional 118,705 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of XO Group by 40.6% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 309,809 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $5,459,000 after buying an additional 89,395 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of XO Group by 117.6% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 103,070 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,816,000 after buying an additional 55,694 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Piermont Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of XO Group during the first quarter worth approximately $826,000. 83.53% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
About XO Group
XO Group Inc is engaged in providing content and marketing solutions, targeted advertising programs, transactions and merchandise. The Company’s multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump, and helping bring celebrations to life with entertainment vendors from GigMasters.com Incorporated (GigMasters).
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