Press coverage about Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) has trended very positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lifetime Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.56 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ LCUT) traded down 0.28% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $18.10. The stock had a trading volume of 4,073 shares. Lifetime Brands has a one year low of $12.03 and a one year high of $21.20. The stock has a market cap of $263.81 million, a P/E ratio of 14.15 and a beta of 1.01. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $18.64 and a 200-day moving average of $17.75.
Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $113.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $114.25 million. Lifetime Brands had a return on equity of 10.81% and a net margin of 3.14%. The business’s revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.24) earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Lifetime Brands will post $1.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Sidoti raised Lifetime Brands from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 26th.
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Lifetime Brands Company Profile
Lifetime Brands, Inc designs, sources and sells branded kitchenware, tableware and other products used in the home. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Wholesale, International and Retail Direct. In the U.S. Wholesale segment, the Company designs, markets and distributes its products to retailers and distributors.
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