Press coverage about Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Perry Ellis International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the textile maker an impact score of 47.1298187518443 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

PERY has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Perry Ellis International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. FBR & Co set a $25.00 price objective on Perry Ellis International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub lowered Perry Ellis International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Perry Ellis International in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Wunderlich reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Perry Ellis International in a research report on Friday, May 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.00.

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ PERY) traded up 7.18% on Friday, reaching $21.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 305,767 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $320.42 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.39 and a beta of 0.69. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $18.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.22. Perry Ellis International has a 1-year low of $16.35 and a 1-year high of $29.00.

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The textile maker reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.06. Perry Ellis International had a net margin of 1.55% and a return on equity of 9.18%. The company had revenue of $206.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $204.97 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Perry Ellis International will post $2.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Perry Ellis International Company Profile

Perry Ellis International, Inc is an apparel company. The Company designs, sources, markets and licenses its products nationally and internationally at multiple price points and across all levels of retail distribution. It operates through four segments: Men’s Sportswear and Swim, Women’s Sportswear, Direct-to-Consumer and Licensing.

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