Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) insider Chris K. Visser sold 1,934 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.08, for a total value of $54,306.72. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Shares of Zumiez stock opened at $28.10 on Tuesday. Zumiez Inc. has a twelve month low of $15.95 and a twelve month high of $32.70. The firm has a market cap of $722.19 million, a P/E ratio of 25.55 and a beta of 1.18.

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 6th. The apparel and footwear maker reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.04. Zumiez had a net margin of 3.43% and a return on equity of 9.82%. The firm had revenue of $219.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $218.50 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.02) EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Zumiez Inc. will post 1.69 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on ZUMZ. ValuEngine raised Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 10th. BidaskClub lowered Zumiez from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, July 15th. B. Riley set a $32.00 price objective on Zumiez and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. TheStreet lowered Zumiez from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, July 16th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of Zumiez in a report on Thursday, August 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.00.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ZUMZ. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its position in Zumiez by 16.8% in the 1st quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 21,575 shares of the apparel and footwear maker’s stock valued at $516,000 after buying an additional 3,109 shares during the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA boosted its position in Zumiez by 20.6% in the 1st quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 552,808 shares of the apparel and footwear maker’s stock valued at $13,212,000 after buying an additional 94,367 shares during the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP boosted its position in Zumiez by 21.5% in the 1st quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 44,600 shares of the apparel and footwear maker’s stock valued at $1,066,000 after buying an additional 7,903 shares during the last quarter. Alambic Investment Management L.P. purchased a new position in Zumiez in the 1st quarter valued at about $275,000. Finally, KBC Group NV boosted its position in Zumiez by 131.1% in the 1st quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 15,432 shares of the apparel and footwear maker’s stock valued at $369,000 after buying an additional 8,755 shares during the last quarter. 75.87% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Zumiez Company Profile

Zumiez Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories, and hardgoods for young men and women. Its hardgoods include skateboards, snowboards, bindings, components, and other equipment. As of February 3, 2018, the company operated 698 stores, including 607 stores in the United States, 50 stores in Canada, 34 stores in Europe, and 7 stores in Australia under the names of Zumiez, Blue Tomato, and Fast Times.

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