Shares of Vince Holding Corp. (NYSE:VNCE) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $5.71.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on VNCE shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vince Holding Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Piper Jaffray Cos. upgraded shares of Vince Holding Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $6.00 to $8.00 in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and set a $6.50 price target on shares of Vince Holding Corp. in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Robert W. Baird lifted their price objective on shares of Vince Holding Corp. from $5.00 to $6.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of Vince Holding Corp. in a research note on Monday, September 12th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in VNCE. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of Vince Holding Corp. by 18.8% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 18,330 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 2,895 shares during the last quarter. Geduld E E purchased a new position in shares of Vince Holding Corp. during the third quarter valued at approximately $113,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in shares of Vince Holding Corp. during the third quarter valued at approximately $122,000. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of Vince Holding Corp. by 27.4% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 23,060 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 4,960 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL increased its position in shares of Vince Holding Corp. by 41.1% in the second quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 23,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 6,700 shares during the last quarter. 26.39% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Vince Holding Corp. (NYSE:VNCE) opened at 5.05 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $249.53 million, a P/E ratio of 53.72 and a beta of 2.51. Vince Holding Corp. has a one year low of $3.49 and a one year high of $8.11. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $5.36 and its 200 day moving average is $5.59.

Vince Holding Corp. (NYSE:VNCE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 8th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.02. Vince Holding Corp. had a net margin of 1.30% and a return on equity of 1.13%. The company earned $60.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.15 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. Vince Holding Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 24.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Vince Holding Corp. will post $0.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Vince Holding Corp.

Vince Holding Corp. (Vince) is a contemporary fashion brand known for modern style and everyday luxury essentials. The Company offers a range of women’s and men’s apparel, women’s and men’s footwear, and handbags. It operates in two segments: wholesale and direct-to-consumer. Its wholesale segment consists of sales to department stores and specialty stores in the United States and in select international markets.

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