Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect DSW (DSW) Share Price

Media stories about DSW (NYSE:DSW) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DSW earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6636737957972 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on DSW shares. Wedbush restated an “ourperform” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of DSW in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of DSW in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DSW from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Standpoint Research upgraded DSW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, B. Riley lowered DSW from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $22.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.42.

Shares of DSW (NYSE DSW) opened at $20.47 on Tuesday. DSW has a fifty-two week low of $15.14 and a fifty-two week high of $22.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,640.00, a P/E ratio of 19.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 0.84.

DSW (NYSE:DSW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.08). DSW had a return on equity of 11.43% and a net margin of 3.13%. The business had revenue of $708.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $710.24 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that DSW will post 1.42 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th were issued a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 14th. DSW’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 74.77%.

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About DSW

DSW Inc is a footwear retailer. The Company offers an assortment of brand name dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. The Company operates through two segments: the DSW segment (DSW), which includes DSW stores and, and the Affiliated Business Group (ABG) segment.

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