Media coverage about XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. XO Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.8445766235509 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- XO Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : XOXO-US : November 8, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Only 1 in 3 US Marriage Proposals Are a Surprise; Engagement Ring Spend Rises, According to The Knot 2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study (finance.yahoo.com)
- XO Group, Inc. (XOXO) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comparing XO Group (XOXO) & Autobytel (AUTO) (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to XO Group, Inc. : November 6, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) opened at $18.76 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $482.13, a PE ratio of 50.70, a PEG ratio of 3.87 and a beta of 0.94. XO Group has a 52 week low of $14.99 and a 52 week high of $20.99.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.02. XO Group had a return on equity of 5.55% and a net margin of 5.35%. The business had revenue of $40.24 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $40.58 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.07 EPS. XO Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that XO Group will post 0.32 EPS for the current year.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on XOXO shares. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $16.75 target price on shares of XO Group in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub downgraded shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Roth Capital set a $21.00 target price on shares of XO Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.50.
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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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