Headlines about Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. 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. Lands’ End earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7233220593545 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Postcard-Perfect Horse-Drawn Sleigh From Lands’ End Makes A Unique Holiday Gift (finance.yahoo.com)
- Tilly’s (TLYS) vs. Lands’ End (LE) Financial Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Lands’ End, Inc. (LE) Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head to Head Comparison: Citi Trends (CTRN) & Lands’ End (LE) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Lands’ End, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LE-US : October 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) traded up 3.29% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $12.55. 139,142 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $12.33 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.71. The firm’s market capitalization is $402.79 million. Lands’ End has a 52 week low of $11.20 and a 52 week high of $24.80.
Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.12). Lands’ End had a negative return on equity of 0.73% and a negative net margin of 8.48%. The business had revenue of $302.19 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $292.59 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.06) EPS. Lands’ End’s revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Lands’ End will post $0.15 EPS for the current year.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Craig Hallum set a $15.00 target price on shares of Lands’ End and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Lands’ End from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Lands’ End from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.00.
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In other Lands’ End news, CEO Jerome Griffith bought 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $11.47 per share, with a total value of $229,400.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 81,717 shares in the company, valued at $937,293.99. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert bought 550,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $13.48 per share, with a total value of $7,415,348.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders acquired 3,078,330 shares of company stock valued at $40,188,807. 0.51% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Lands’ End
Lands’ End, Inc (Lands’ End) is a multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as home products. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Company offers products through catalogs, online at www.landsend.com. The Direct segment sells products through the Company’s e-commerce Websites, international Websites and direct mail catalogs.
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