News stories about Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Golfsmith International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.7823918057558 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Golfsmith International stock opened at $23.51 on Thursday. Golfsmith International has a 12 month low of $15.16 and a 12 month high of $24.41.
Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The specialty retailer reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The business had revenue of $351.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $341.91 million. The firm’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on GOLF shares. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Golfsmith International in a research note on Friday, January 26th. KeyCorp set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Golfsmith International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Golfsmith International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of Golfsmith International in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, DA Davidson set a $24.00 price target on shares of Golfsmith International and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.79.
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Golfsmith International Company Profile
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc, the parent company of Golfsmith International, Inc, is a holding company. The Company is a specialty retailer of golf and tennis equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The Company operates as an integrated multi-channel retailer, providing its customers the convenience of shopping in the retail stores across United States, through its Internet site, www.golfsmith.com, and from its catalogs.
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