Equities analysts predict that XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) will report $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for XO Group’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.10 and the highest is $0.11. XO Group posted earnings of $0.12 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 8.3%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, February 27th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that XO Group will report full-year earnings of $0.32 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.30 to $0.36. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $0.49 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.46 to $0.53. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for XO Group.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $40.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.58 million. XO Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 5.55%. XO Group’s revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share.

XOXO has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. B. Riley raised their target price on shares of XO Group from $16.75 to $19.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Roth Capital reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.50 target price on shares of XO Group in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.50.

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A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Citigroup Inc. increased its stake in XO Group by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 44,450 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $784,000 after buying an additional 199 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in XO Group by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 20,471 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $361,000 after acquiring an additional 226 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. First Midwest Bank Trust Division grew its holdings in XO Group by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 22,352 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $394,000 after acquiring an additional 722 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its holdings in XO Group by 3.9% during the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 28,780 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $507,000 after acquiring an additional 1,090 shares in the last quarter. 83.25% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

XO Group (XOXO) traded up $0.07 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $18.76. 44,600 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 108,560. The stock has a market capitalization of $482.14, a P/E ratio of 50.70, a P/E/G ratio of 3.87 and a beta of 0.94. XO Group has a 12 month low of $14.99 and a 12 month high of $20.99.

XO Group Company Profile

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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