Media headlines about JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JAKKS Pacific earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3470449785023 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of research analysts recently commented on JAKK shares. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price objective (down from $4.50) on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a report on Saturday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut JAKKS Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. DA Davidson upgraded JAKKS Pacific from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price objective on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price objective on JAKKS Pacific from $4.50 to $3.30 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, October 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.51.

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ JAKK) remained flat at $$2.50 during trading hours on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 53,634 shares, compared to its average volume of 189,784. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.96 and a quick ratio of 1.54. JAKKS Pacific has a 52-week low of $2.20 and a 52-week high of $5.85. The company has a market capitalization of $67.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.83, a PEG ratio of 3.28 and a beta of 0.65.

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by ($0.32). JAKKS Pacific had a negative return on equity of 15.58% and a negative net margin of 9.36%. The firm had revenue of $262.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $294.59 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that JAKKS Pacific will post -0.04 EPS for the current year.

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JAKKS Pacific Company Profile

JAKKS Pacific, Inc is a multi-line, multi-brand toy company. The Company designs, produces, markets and distributes toys and related products, pet toys, consumables and related products, electronics and related products, kids indoor and outdoor furniture, and other consumer products. The Company operates through two business segments: traditional toys and electronics, and role play, novelty and seasonal toys.

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