News coverage about Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Golfsmith International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.3864487492946 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Golfsmith International (NASDAQ:GOLF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The specialty retailer reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $347.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $339.73 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of Infinity. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 30th.

GOLF has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Golfsmith International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Golfsmith International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. KeyCorp set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Golfsmith International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Jefferies Group set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Golfsmith International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of Golfsmith International from $19.50 to $20.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.55.

In other news, insider Mirae Asset Partners Private E sold 9,165,542 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total transaction of $155,814,214.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

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