Shares of XO Group Inc (NYSE:XOXO) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $19.38.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price target (up previously from $16.75) on shares of XO Group in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 18th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th.
Shares of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) traded up $0.05 on Tuesday, hitting $19.16. 12,595 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 80,921. XO Group has a 52 week low of $14.99 and a 52 week high of $20.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $491.13, a P/E ratio of 57.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.60 and a beta of 0.92.
A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of XOXO. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of XO Group by 643.0% during the 4th quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,122 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 5,298 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in XO Group in the 3rd quarter valued at $132,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System acquired a new position in XO Group in the 4th quarter valued at $192,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in XO Group in the 4th quarter valued at $209,000. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in XO Group in the 4th quarter valued at $236,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.34% of the company’s stock.
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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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