Leaf Group Ltd (NASDAQ:LFGR) CEO Sean P. Moriarty sold 1,731 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.58, for a total value of $11,389.98. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Sean P. Moriarty also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, September 5th, Sean P. Moriarty sold 1,298 shares of Leaf Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.70, for a total value of $8,696.60.
  • On Thursday, August 17th, Sean P. Moriarty sold 67,000 shares of Leaf Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.72, for a total value of $450,240.00.
  • On Monday, August 7th, Sean P. Moriarty sold 1,729 shares of Leaf Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.37, for a total value of $12,742.73.
  • On Thursday, July 6th, Sean P. Moriarty sold 1,729 shares of Leaf Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.60, for a total value of $13,140.40.

Shares of Leaf Group Ltd (NASDAQ:LFGR) traded down 2.96% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $6.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 16,118 shares. Leaf Group Ltd has a 52-week low of $5.30 and a 52-week high of $9.35. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $7.16 and a 200-day moving average of $7.76. The stock’s market cap is $133.57 million.

Leaf Group (NASDAQ:LFGR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.44) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.03. Leaf Group had a negative net margin of 31.38% and a negative return on equity of 52.73%. The firm had revenue of $28.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.83 million. Leaf Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Leaf Group Ltd will post ($1.75) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Leaf Group by 2.2% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,148,315 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,612,000 after acquiring an additional 24,397 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP boosted its holdings in shares of Leaf Group by 1.4% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 967,216 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,254,000 after acquiring an additional 13,193 shares during the period. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust boosted its holdings in shares of Leaf Group by 49.8% in the second quarter. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust now owns 180,809 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,410,000 after acquiring an additional 60,100 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new position in shares of Leaf Group in the second quarter worth $164,000. Finally, State Street Corp bought a new position in shares of Leaf Group in the second quarter worth $843,000.

LFGR has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Leaf Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $9.00 price target on shares of Leaf Group in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Craig Hallum set a $12.00 price target on Leaf Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 17th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.50 price target on shares of Leaf Group in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Leaf Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.04.

About Leaf Group

Leaf Group Ltd., formerly Demand Media, Inc, is diversified Internet marketplaces and media company. The Company has online media properties and marketplace platforms that enable communities of creators to reach audiences in lifestyle categories. The Company operates an online studio platform for the professional creation and distribution of content, as well as two online artist marketplaces.

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