News articles about JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. JAKKS Pacific earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.002979339017 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of JAKKS Pacific from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. DA Davidson lowered shares of JAKKS Pacific from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $3.75 to $2.25 in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price target on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price objective (down previously from $4.50) on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a report on Saturday, September 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded JAKKS Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the stock. JAKKS Pacific presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.51.

JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $2.50. The company had a trading volume of 179,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 266,236. JAKKS Pacific has a 12-month low of $2.33 and a 12-month high of $5.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.54 and a current ratio of 1.96.

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) last released its quarterly earnings data 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 during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $294.59 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate 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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