Media stories about XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. XO Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.3859873757891 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Roth Capital reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.50 price objective on shares of XO Group in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. B. Riley lifted their price objective on XO Group from $16.75 to $19.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, BidaskClub raised XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.38.

Shares of XO Group (XOXO) traded down $0.43 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $18.96. The stock had a trading volume of 46,908 shares, compared to its average volume of 84,151. The stock has a market capitalization of $476.72, a P/E ratio of 55.76, a P/E/G ratio of 4.05 and a beta of 0.91. XO Group has a twelve month low of $14.99 and a twelve month high of $20.99.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. XO Group had a return on equity of 5.55% and a net margin of 5.35%. The business had revenue of $40.24 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.58 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.07 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that XO Group will post 0.32 earnings per share for the current year.

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About XO Group

XO Group Inc is engaged in providing content and marketing solutions, targeted advertising programs, transactions and merchandise. The Company’s multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump, and helping bring celebrations to life with entertainment vendors from GigMasters.com Incorporated (GigMasters).

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