XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $20.15.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on XOXO shares. Roth Capital set a $21.00 price target on XO Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub cut XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. ValuEngine raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $16.75 price target on shares of XO Group in a research note on Sunday.

Shares of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) remained flat at $18.72 during trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 89,938 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.79 and a 200 day moving average of $17.63. XO Group has a 1-year low of $14.99 and a 1-year high of $20.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $467.21 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.86 and a beta of 0.94.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.11. The company had revenue of $42.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.51 million. XO Group had a return on equity of 4.71% and a net margin of 4.55%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that XO Group will post $0.33 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of XO Group by 6.4% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 5,782 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 347 shares during the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of XO Group by 1,662.0% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 6,167 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $350,000 after buying an additional 5,817 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of XO Group by 88.9% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,943 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 4,209 shares during the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new stake in shares of XO Group during the second quarter valued at approximately $178,000. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of XO Group by 1.0% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 10,100 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $174,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 83.50% of the company’s stock.

WARNING: “XO Group, Inc. (XOXO) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages” was first reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this report on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of international trademark and copyright laws. The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/08/19/xo-group-inc-xoxo-receives-consensus-rating-of-hold-from-brokerages-updated.html.

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).

Analyst Recommendations for XO Group (NYSE:XOXO)

Receive News & Stock Ratings for XO Group Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for XO Group Inc. and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.