Media stories about Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ:GOLF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Golfsmith International Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.9872343716119 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ:GOLF) opened at 15.59 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $18.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.46. The firm has a market cap of $1.16 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.43. Golfsmith International Holdings has a 52-week low of $15.39 and a 52-week high of $22.31.

Several research firms recently issued reports on GOLF. Jefferies Group LLC set a $25.00 price target on Golfsmith International Holdings and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, May 13th. Imperial Capital reduced their target price on Golfsmith International Holdings from $19.00 to $15.50 and set an “in-line” rating on the stock in a report on Friday. Roth Capital cut Golfsmith International Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $25.00 to $20.00 in a report on Monday, August 7th. DA Davidson cut Golfsmith International Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $21.00 target price on Golfsmith International Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, May 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.30.

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In other Golfsmith International Holdings news, insider Wb Atlas Llc sold 2,195,469 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.63, for a total value of $43,097,056.47. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

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