Wall Street brokerages expect Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) to report $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for Ethan Allen Interiors’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.42 and the lowest is $0.38. Ethan Allen Interiors posted earnings of $0.46 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 13%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 27th.

On average, analysts expect that Ethan Allen Interiors will report full-year earnings of $1.52 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.49 to $1.54. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $1.60 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.58 to $1.61. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Ethan Allen Interiors.

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 4th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35. The firm had revenue of $173.92 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $174.07 million. Ethan Allen Interiors had a return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 4.23%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share.

ETH has been the subject of a number of research reports. Telsey Advisory Group reduced their price objective on Ethan Allen Interiors from $20.00 to $19.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. ValuEngine cut Ethan Allen Interiors from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Ethan Allen Interiors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.15.

ETH traded up $0.18 on Thursday, reaching $19.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 213,022 shares, compared to its average volume of 219,824. The company has a quick ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. Ethan Allen Interiors has a fifty-two week low of $16.63 and a fifty-two week high of $23.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $19.09 and a two-hundred day moving average of $19.82. The company has a market capitalization of $503.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.25 and a beta of 0.94.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be paid a $0.21 dividend. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.40%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 8th. Ethan Allen Interiors’s dividend payout ratio is currently 53.85%.

In other Ethan Allen Interiors news, SVP Daniel M. Grow sold 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.24, for a total value of $28,860.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 4,214 shares in the company, valued at $81,077.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 10.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parallel Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 1,314.0% during the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,513 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,000 after purchasing an additional 1,406 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new position in Ethan Allen Interiors in the third quarter worth $51,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC raised its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 804.5% in the second quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 3,582 shares of the company’s stock worth $75,000 after acquiring an additional 3,186 shares in the last quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. purchased a new position in Ethan Allen Interiors in the second quarter worth $205,000. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 53.0% in the third quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 9,801 shares of the company’s stock worth $187,000 after acquiring an additional 3,394 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.68% of the company’s stock.

Ethan Allen Interiors Company Profile

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc operates as an interior design company, and manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings in North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. Its products include case goods items, such as beds, dressers, armoires, tables, chairs, buffets, entertainment units, home office furniture, and wooden accents; upholstery items comprising sleepers, recliners and other motion furniture, chairs, ottomans, custom pillows, sofas, loveseats, cut fabrics, and leather; and home accents and other items consisting of window treatments and drapery hardware, wall decors, florals, lighting, clocks, mattresses, bedspreads, throws, pillows, decorative accents, area rugs, wall coverings, and home and garden furnishings.

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