Media coverage about XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) has been trending very positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. XO Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.56 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of XO Group (XOXO) traded up 2.88% on Monday, hitting $17.15. The stock had a trading volume of 97,198 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $434.77 million, a PE ratio of 47.64 and a beta of 0.92. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $17.09 and a 200 day moving average of $18.01. XO Group has a 1-year low of $14.99 and a 1-year high of $20.99.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The specialty retailer reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $35.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.94 million. XO Group had a net margin of 6.18% and a return on equity of 5.24%. The firm’s revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.08 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that XO Group will post $0.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
XOXO has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Aegis reissued a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target (down previously from $22.00) on shares of XO Group in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $16.25 target price on shares of XO Group in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Roth Capital set a $21.00 price target on XO Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from $23.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. XO Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.18.
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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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