B. Riley Raises XO Group, Inc. (XOXO) Price Target to $19.00
XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) had its price objective hoisted by B. Riley from $16.75 to $19.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have a neutral rating on the specialty retailer’s stock.
Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered XO Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. ValuEngine raised XO Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub lowered XO Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Roth Capital reissued a neutral rating and set a $20.50 price objective on shares of XO Group in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. XO Group currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $20.50.
XO Group (XOXO) opened at $19.21 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $500.64, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.65, a PEG ratio of 3.75 and a beta of 0.94.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $40.24 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.58 million. XO Group had a return on equity of 5.55% and a net margin of 5.35%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.07 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that XO Group will post 0.35 EPS for the current year.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of XOXO. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in XO Group by 13.2% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 154,184 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,653,000 after buying an additional 17,975 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in XO Group by 3.5% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 47,376 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $815,000 after buying an additional 1,607 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its position in XO Group by 0.8% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 12,895 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $222,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its position in XO Group by 3.0% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 193,030 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,322,000 after purchasing an additional 5,539 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its position in XO Group by 3.1% in the first quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 13,830 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $238,000 after purchasing an additional 410 shares during the last quarter. 83.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
XO Group Company Profile
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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