Shares of Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $15.00.

Several brokerages have issued reports on LE. Zacks Investment Research raised Lands’ End from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub downgraded Lands’ End from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. TheStreet downgraded Lands’ End from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Thursday, June 8th. ValuEngine raised Lands’ End from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Craig Hallum set a $15.00 price target on Lands’ End and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st.

In other news, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 128,534 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $13.44 per share, for a total transaction of $1,727,496.96. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Jerome Griffith acquired 21,310 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 9th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $15.46 per share, for a total transaction of $329,452.60. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 46,407 shares in the company, valued at $717,452.22. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 2,334,331 shares of company stock valued at $30,981,963 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of LE. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in Lands’ End by 22.9% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 53,803 shares of the company’s stock worth $815,000 after buying an additional 10,025 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Lands’ End by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 71,676 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,538,000 after buying an additional 1,734 shares during the period. Teton Advisors Inc. increased its position in Lands’ End by 25.5% during the 1st quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 69,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,480,000 after buying an additional 14,000 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its position in Lands’ End by 44.6% during the 1st quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 40,048 shares of the company’s stock worth $859,000 after buying an additional 12,348 shares during the period. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its position in Lands’ End by 77.2% during the 1st quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 17,819 shares of the company’s stock worth $382,000 after buying an additional 7,762 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.64% of the company’s stock.

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Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) opened at 11.95 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $13.22 and a 200-day moving average of $17.31. The company’s market cap is $382.75 million. Lands’ End has a 52-week low of $11.75 and a 52-week high of $24.80.

Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 31st. The company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.12). The company had revenue of $302.19 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $292.59 million. Lands’ End had a negative return on equity of 0.71% and a negative net margin of 8.48%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.06) EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Lands’ End will post $0.15 EPS for the current year.

About Lands’ End

Lands’ End, Inc (Lands’ End) is a multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as home products. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Company offers products through catalogs, online at www.landsend.com. The Direct segment sells products through the Company’s e-commerce Websites, international Websites and direct mail catalogs.

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