XO Group (XOXO) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
News headlines about XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. XO Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.8723926196914 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- XO Group, Inc. :XOXO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 3, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- XO Group, Inc. (XOXO) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- The Knot Launches First-of-its-Kind Wedding Planning Experience (bizjournals.com)
- XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (4-traders.com)
- Edited Transcript of XOXO earnings conference call or presentation 31-Oct-17 12:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. ValuEngine raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub downgraded XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Roth Capital reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.50 price target on shares of XO Group in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 price target (up previously from $16.75) on shares of XO Group in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.50.
XO Group (XOXO) traded down $0.27 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $19.21. The company had a trading volume of 59,521 shares, compared to its average volume of 81,438. The firm has a market cap of $493.70, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.92, a P/E/G ratio of 3.69 and a beta of 0.94.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (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 firm had revenue of $40.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $40.58 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $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 predict that XO Group will post 0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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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