News headlines about HSN (NASDAQ:HSNI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HSN earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.3862255225946 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

HSN (NASDAQ:HSNI) traded down $1.60 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $40.35. The company had a trading volume of 11,572,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 536,533. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.02. The company has a market capitalization of $2,120.00, a PE ratio of 18.68, a PEG ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 1.41. HSN has a 12 month low of $30.90 and a 12 month high of $44.15.

HSN (NASDAQ:HSNI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The specialty retailer reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by ($0.07). The business had revenue of $782.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $804.04 million. HSN had a return on equity of 56.55% and a net margin of 3.29%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that HSN will post 2.32 EPS for the current year.

HSNI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut HSN from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. B. Riley reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of HSN in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. BidaskClub raised HSN from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, UBS Group cut their target price on HSN from $46.00 to $45.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. HSN presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $43.17.

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HSN Company Profile

HSN, Inc is an interactive multi-channel retailer. The Company markets and sells a range of third party and merchandise directly to consumers through various platforms, including television home shopping programing broadcast on the HSN television networks and other direct-response television marketing; catalogs, consisting of the Cornerstone portfolio of print catalogs, which includes, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road and Improvements; Websites, which consist primarily of HSN.com, joymangano.com and the five branded Websites operated by Cornerstone; mobile devices; retail and outlet stores, and wholesale distribution of certain products to other retailers.

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