Wall Street analysts expect XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) to report $40.53 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for XO Group’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $40.33 million and the highest is $40.72 million. XO Group reported sales of $36.73 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 10.3%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that XO Group will report full year sales of $40.53 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $161.69 million to $162.91 million. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post sales of $177.40 million per share, with estimates ranging from $176.84 million to $177.96 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow XO Group.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11. XO Group had a net margin of 4.55% and a return on equity of 4.71%. The business had revenue of $42.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.51 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

XOXO has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. BidaskClub cut shares of XO Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $16.75 price objective on shares of XO Group in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Roth Capital set a $21.00 price objective on shares of XO Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. XO Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.15.

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Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Mason Street Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in XO Group by 6.4% in the 1st quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 5,782 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 347 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in XO Group by 88.9% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,943 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $158,000 after purchasing an additional 4,209 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in XO Group by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 10,100 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $174,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA purchased a new position in XO Group in the 2nd quarter valued at about $178,000. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in XO Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $181,000. Institutional investors own 83.62% of the company’s stock.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) opened at 18.68 on Monday. XO Group has a 1-year low of $14.99 and a 1-year high of $20.99. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.41 and a 200 day moving average of $17.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $466.22 million, a P/E ratio of 66.71 and a beta of 0.96.

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).

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