BidaskClub upgraded shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Friday.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet upgraded 1-800-Flowers.Com from a c+ rating to a b rating in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Noble Financial upgraded 1-800-Flowers.Com from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Sidoti cut 1-800-Flowers.Com from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded 1-800-Flowers.Com from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $14.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 18th. Finally, DA Davidson upgraded 1-800-Flowers.Com from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $18.25 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and three have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. 1-800-Flowers.Com has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $18.06.

1-800-Flowers.Com stock traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $18.15. 280,851 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 383,989. 1-800-Flowers.Com has a 52-week low of $10.01 and a 52-week high of $19.05. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. The stock has a market cap of $1.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.25, a PEG ratio of 4.05 and a beta of 1.31.

1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The specialty retailer reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.07. 1-800-Flowers.Com had a return on equity of 10.94% and a net margin of 2.86%. The business had revenue of $571.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $554.50 million. On average, research analysts anticipate that 1-800-Flowers.Com will post 0.46 earnings per share for the current year.

In other 1-800-Flowers.Com news, CEO Christopher G. Mccann sold 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.79, for a total transaction of $159,875.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 943,328 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,065,165.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Christopher G. Mccann sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.15, for a total value of $453,750.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 943,328 shares in the company, valued at approximately $17,121,403.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 157,000 shares of company stock worth $2,425,185 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 64.42% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FLWS. Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 39.3% in the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 5,338 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $65,000 after buying an additional 1,506 shares during the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY grew its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 395.2% in the 4th quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 8,978 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 7,165 shares during the last quarter. Bailard Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in the 4th quarter worth approximately $149,000. One Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 5.7% in the 4th quarter. One Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 16,834 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $206,000 after buying an additional 908 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 37.1% in the 3rd quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 18,281 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $216,000 after buying an additional 4,951 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 32.98% of the company’s stock.

1-800-Flowers.Com Company Profile

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides gourmet food and floral gifts for various occasions in the United States. It operates in three segments: Consumer Floral; Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets; and BloomNet Wire Service. The company offers a range of products, including fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements and plants, gifts, popcorn, gourmet foods and gift baskets, cookies, chocolates, candies, wine, and gift-quality fruits, as well as balloons, candles, keepsake gifts, jewelry, and plush stuffed animals.

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