Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Xcel Brands (XELB) Share Price

Headlines about Xcel Brands (NASDAQ:XELB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Xcel Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the textile maker an impact score of 43.9262219441978 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Xcel Brands (XELB) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $2.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 13,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,296. Xcel Brands has a 12 month low of $1.80 and a 12 month high of $5.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $50.76, a PE ratio of 20.00 and a beta of 0.45. The company has a quick ratio of 2.54, a current ratio of 2.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19.

Xcel Brands (NASDAQ:XELB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The textile maker reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $7.89 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.49 million. Xcel Brands had a return on equity of 2.34% and a net margin of 8.92%.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $4.50 target price on shares of Xcel Brands in a report on Friday, November 10th. ValuEngine raised Xcel Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.

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About Xcel Brands

Xcel Brands, Inc is a brand development and media company. The Company is engaged in the design, production, licensing, marketing, and direct to consumer sales of branded apparel, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home goods, and other consumer products, and the acquisition of consumer lifestyle brands.

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