XO Group’s (XOXO) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Zacks Investment Research
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by Zacks Investment Research in a report issued on Saturday.
According to Zacks, “XO Group Inc. is a media and technology company. It provides information, products and advice related to weddings and pregnancy. The Company operates Internet websites, publishes magazines and books, and produces television and video content. XO Group Inc., formerly known as The Knot, Inc., is headquartered in New York, New York. “
Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. B. Riley boosted their target price 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 reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $20.50 target price on shares of XO Group in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.38.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $40.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.58 million. XO Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 5.55%. The firm’s revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.07 EPS. equities analysts predict that XO Group will post 0.32 EPS for the current year.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Citigroup Inc. grew its holdings in XO Group by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 44,450 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $784,000 after acquiring an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in XO Group by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 20,471 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $361,000 after acquiring an additional 226 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its holdings in XO Group by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 84,958 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,497,000 after acquiring an additional 1,250 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors grew its holdings in XO Group by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 18,904 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $333,000 after acquiring an additional 1,396 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in XO Group by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 110,233 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,943,000 after acquiring an additional 1,561 shares during the last quarter. 84.43% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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XO Group Company 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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