XO Group, Inc. (XOXO) Downgraded by BidaskClub
XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Saturday.
XOXO has been the subject of a number of other reports. Roth Capital reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $20.50 price target on shares of XO Group in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. B. Riley raised their price target on shares of XO Group from $16.75 to $19.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.50.
Shares of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) opened at $19.21 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $500.64, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.65, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.75 and a beta of 0.94.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $40.24 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.58 million. XO Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 5.55%. The business’s revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.07 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that XO Group will post 0.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in XO Group by 88.9% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,943 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $158,000 after acquiring an additional 4,209 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new position in XO Group during the 2nd quarter worth $178,000. Arizona State Retirement System grew its holdings in XO Group by 0.8% during the 1st quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 12,895 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its holdings in XO Group by 3.1% during the 1st quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 13,830 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $238,000 after acquiring an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. acquired a new position in XO Group during the 2nd quarter worth $302,000. 83.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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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