Shares of FTD Companies Inc (NASDAQ:FTD) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $13.00.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on FTD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised FTD Companies from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Craig Hallum reduced their price target on FTD Companies from $18.00 to $10.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, DA Davidson reduced their price target on FTD Companies from $17.00 to $8.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th.

FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) traded up $0.12 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $7.28. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 276,278 shares, compared to its average volume of 173,495. FTD Companies has a 52-week low of $6.47 and a 52-week high of $25.74. The company has a current ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The firm has a market cap of $201.92, a P/E ratio of 8.42, a P/E/G ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 0.34.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FTD. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in FTD Companies by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 5,498 shares of the company’s stock worth $110,000 after acquiring an additional 42 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in FTD Companies by 91.7% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,588 shares of the company’s stock worth $132,000 after acquiring an additional 3,152 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in FTD Companies during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $142,000. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new stake in shares of FTD Companies in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $198,000. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its holdings in shares of FTD Companies by 81.8% in the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 16,208 shares of the company’s stock valued at $211,000 after buying an additional 7,292 shares during the last quarter. 58.98% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About FTD Companies

FTD Companies, Inc (FTD) is a floral and gifting company. The Company operates through four segments: Consumer, Florist, International and Provide Commerce. Through its Consumer segment, FTD is a direct marketer of floral and gift products for consumers, primarily in the United States and Canada. Through its Florist segment, the Company is a provider of products and services to its floral network members, which include traditional retail florists and other non-florist retail locations, primarily in the United States and Canada.

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