Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its position in shares of XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) by 0.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 27,490 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 90 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan owned about 0.11% of XO Group worth $531,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC raised its stake in XO Group by 51.1% in the third quarter. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC now owns 6,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in XO Group by 132.2% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,455 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 4,245 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. bought a new stake in XO Group during the second quarter valued at about $174,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in XO Group by 8.3% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 9,997 shares of the company’s stock valued at $174,000 after buying an additional 764 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in XO Group by 3.8% in the third quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 11,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 82.32% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for XO Group (NYSE:XOXO)

Shares of XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) traded up 0.83% during trading on Friday, reaching $19.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 81,446 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $19.46 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.66. XO Group, Inc. has a 12 month low of $13.64 and a 12 month high of $20.99. The firm has a market cap of $494.68 million, a PE ratio of 77.69 and a beta of 0.94.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.05. The firm earned $36.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.49 million. XO Group had a net margin of 4.38% and a return on equity of 6.28%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.11 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that XO Group, Inc. will post $0.39 EPS for the current year.

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XOXO has been the topic of several analyst reports. Roth Capital set a $22.00 target price on XO Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 7th. Sidoti reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of XO Group in a report on Wednesday, December 21st. TheStreet upgraded XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 15th. Finally, Aegis initiated coverage on XO Group in a report on Tuesday, December 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $21.54.

In other news, Director David Liu sold 9,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.60, for a total value of $184,140.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 498,972 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,280,879.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 5.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About XO Group

XO Group Inc is engaged in providing content and marketing solutions, targeted advertising programs, transactions and merchandise. The Company guides couples through transformative life stages from getting married, to moving in together and having a baby through its multi-platform brands, including The Knot, The Bump and The Nest.

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