News headlines about Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Golfsmith International earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.1284280519958 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
GOLF stock opened at $24.01 on Friday. Golfsmith International has a one year low of $15.16 and a one year high of $24.41.
Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The specialty retailer reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The firm 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 research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Compass Point lowered shares of Golfsmith International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $24.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, March 19th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Golfsmith International in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Golfsmith International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. KeyCorp set a $26.00 target price on shares of Golfsmith International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Imperial Capital reissued an “in-line” rating and issued a $22.00 target price (up from $17.50) on shares of Golfsmith International in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.79.
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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