Shares of Oxford Industries Inc (NYSE:OXM) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $86.17.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on OXM. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Oxford Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. Telsey Advisory Group reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $82.00 price objective (up previously from $76.00) on shares of Oxford Industries in a research note on Thursday. Citigroup started coverage on Oxford Industries in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Finally, CL King started coverage on Oxford Industries in a research note on Friday, December 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $80.00 price target for the company.

OXM traded up $0.23 on Friday, reaching $81.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 157,986 shares, compared to its average volume of 211,611. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. The company has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.30. Oxford Industries has a fifty-two week low of $63.50 and a fifty-two week high of $97.19.

Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 28th. The textile maker reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.02. Oxford Industries had a return on equity of 15.73% and a net margin of 5.99%. The company had revenue of $298.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $301.84 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.93 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Oxford Industries will post 4.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 17th. This is a boost from Oxford Industries’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. Oxford Industries’s dividend payout ratio is 34.26%.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Deutsche Bank AG raised its stake in shares of Oxford Industries by 74.9% during the third quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 120,439 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $10,862,000 after purchasing an additional 51,576 shares during the last quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Oxford Industries by 1,168.7% during the fourth quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 29,154 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $2,071,000 after purchasing an additional 26,856 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Oxford Industries by 33.9% during the third quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,765 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $250,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. raised its stake in shares of Oxford Industries by 11.6% during the fourth quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 258,200 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $18,343,000 after purchasing an additional 26,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brown Advisory Inc. raised its position in Oxford Industries by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 14,623 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $1,039,000 after acquiring an additional 963 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.41% of the company’s stock.

Oxford Industries Company Profile

Oxford Industries, Inc, an apparel company, designs, sources, markets, and distributes products of company owned and licensed brands, and private labels apparel products worldwide. The company offers men's and women's sportswear and related products under the Tommy Bahama brand; women's and girl's dresses and sportswear, scarves, bags, jewelry, and belts, as well as footwear and children's apparel under the Lilly Pulitzer brand; and men's shirts, pants, shorts, outerwear, ties, swimwear, footwear, and accessories, as well as women's products under the Southern Tide brand.

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