GSA Capital Partners LLP Acquires New Position in XO Group Inc (XOXO)
GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of XO Group Inc (NYSE:XOXO) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 37,120 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $730,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned about 0.14% of XO Group at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of XO Group during the third quarter valued at about $132,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of XO Group by 88.9% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,943 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 4,209 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. purchased a new position in shares of XO Group during the second quarter valued at about $302,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. purchased a new position in shares of XO Group during the second quarter valued at about $319,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of XO Group by 9.6% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 18,136 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $320,000 after buying an additional 1,593 shares during the period. 84.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on XOXO. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. BidaskClub cut shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. B. Riley upped their price objective on shares of XO Group from $16.75 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Roth Capital restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $20.50 price objective on shares of XO Group in a report on Thursday, October 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. XO Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.38.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $40.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $40.58 million. XO Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 5.55%. The business’s revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.07 earnings per share. analysts forecast that XO Group Inc will post 0.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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XO Group Profile
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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