Investment analysts at FBR & Co started coverage on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS) in a report issued on Tuesday, July 11th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 price target on the specialty retailer’s stock. FBR & Co’s target price suggests a potential upside of 39.78% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. DA Davidson began coverage on 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $11.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised 1-800 FLOWERS.COM from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Northcoast Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective (up from $12.00) on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a research note on Friday, April 14th. Finally, Benchmark Co. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a research report on Monday, March 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $12.69.

Shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM (NASDAQ:FLWS) traded down 0.53% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $9.30. 66,428 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $607.62 million, a P/E ratio of 24.93 and a beta of 1.58. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $9.70 and its 200 day moving average is $10.00. 1-800 FLOWERS.COM has a 12 month low of $8.06 and a 12 month high of $11.40.

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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM by 6.3% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,527,655 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $25,782,000 after buying an additional 150,095 shares during the last quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM by 5.5% in the first quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,399,050 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $14,270,000 after buying an additional 73,082 shares during the last quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC boosted its position in shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM by 35.6% in the second quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC now owns 1,365,113 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $13,310,000 after buying an additional 358,281 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM by 8.4% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,355,306 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $13,824,000 after buying an additional 105,338 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Peregrine Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM by 2.0% in the second quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 1,026,909 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $10,012,000 after buying an additional 20,561 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 33.52% of the company’s stock.

About 1-800 FLOWERS.COM

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc is a provider of gourmet food and floral gifts for all occasions. The Company offers gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and stuffed animals. The Company operates through three business segments: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service.

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