Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect XO Group (XOXO) Share Price

Media coverage about XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. XO Group earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.7624137365265 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on XOXO shares. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $16.75 price objective on shares of XO Group in a research note on Sunday, August 6th. BidaskClub raised XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Roth Capital reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.50 price objective on shares of XO Group in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.50.

Shares of XO Group (NYSE XOXO) traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $19.41. The stock had a trading volume of 87,690 shares, compared to its average volume of 63,621. XO Group has a twelve month low of $14.99 and a twelve month high of $20.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $498.84, a PE ratio of 52.46, a PEG ratio of 4.00 and a beta of 0.91.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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 previous year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that XO Group will post 0.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About XO Group

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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