BidaskClub upgraded shares of Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Saturday morning.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Superior Uniform Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd.

Shares of Superior Uniform Group (SGC) traded down $0.08 during trading on Friday, hitting $25.51. 24,773 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 15,403. The stock has a market cap of $379.16, a PE ratio of 21.62, a PEG ratio of 1.46 and a beta of -0.03. Superior Uniform Group has a 1-year low of $16.65 and a 1-year high of $28.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 4.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26.

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.01. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The company had revenue of $67.77 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.06 million. equities research analysts expect that Superior Uniform Group will post 1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wasatch Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 1.1% during the 3rd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 481,805 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $11,033,000 after buying an additional 5,405 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 113,255 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $2,531,000 after buying an additional 11,632 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,084,709 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $24,243,000 after buying an additional 5,545 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 310,136 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $6,932,000 after buying an additional 5,825 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its stake in Superior Uniform Group by 10.1% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 120,766 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $2,699,000 after purchasing an additional 11,124 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 37.97% of the company’s stock.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “Superior Uniform Group (SGC) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub” was published by Daily Political and is owned by of Daily Political. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US & international copyright and trademark laws. The original version of this story can be read at https://www.dailypolitical.com/2018/01/21/superior-uniform-group-sgc-stock-rating-upgraded-by-bidaskclub.html.

About Superior Uniform Group

Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.

Receive News & Ratings for Superior Uniform Group Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Superior Uniform Group and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.