Press coverage about e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. e.l.f. Beauty earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.6143100338927 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE ELF) traded down 0.28% on Tuesday, hitting $21.24. 350,832 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of $20.79 and a 200-day moving average of $20.79. e.l.f. Beauty has a 12 month low of $18.84 and a 12 month high of $32.54. The stock’s market cap is $979.16 million.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.07. e.l.f. Beauty had a net margin of 4.16% and a return on equity of 10.54%. The business had revenue of $55.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.73 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 26.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that e.l.f. Beauty will post $0.45 EPS for the current year.

ELF has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a research report on Monday, September 11th. BMO Capital Markets set a $38.00 target price on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $25.00 target price on shares of e.l.f. Beauty and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.56.

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In other news, insider John P. Bailey sold 6,159 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.18, for a total value of $161,242.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Scott Milsten sold 5,172 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.52, for a total transaction of $100,957.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 70,870 shares of company stock worth $1,747,631. Insiders own 16.50% of the company’s stock.

e.l.f. Beauty Company Profile

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc, formerly J.A. Cosmetics Holdings, Inc, is a cosmetic company. The Company conducts its business under the name e.l.f. Cosmetics, and offers products for eyes, lips and face to consumers through its retail customers, e.l.f. stores and e-commerce channels. The Company offers a range of products for eyes, such as eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara and eyelashes, eyebrows, concealer and primer, brushes and tools, and sets and palettes.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF)

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