Shares of Superior Uniform Group Inc (NASDAQ:SGC) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokers have set a 1-year consensus price objective of $26.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.29 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Superior Uniform Group an industry rank of 15 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in SGC. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 70.7% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 21,727 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $486,000 after purchasing an additional 9,000 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 8.3% in the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 414,389 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $9,262,000 after purchasing an additional 31,726 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 7.0% in the 2nd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 14,103 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $315,000 after purchasing an additional 920 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 21,539 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $481,000 after purchasing an additional 316 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund grew its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 50.0% in the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 10,200 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $228,000 after purchasing an additional 3,399 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 37.97% of the company’s stock.

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) traded down $0.39 on Friday, reaching $25.81. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 24,745 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,200. The firm has a market capitalization of $396.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.53 and a beta of -0.03. Superior Uniform Group has a 52 week low of $16.65 and a 52 week high of $28.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 1.99 and a current ratio of 4.00.

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $67.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $68.06 million. Superior Uniform Group had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 6.79%. sell-side analysts predict that Superior Uniform Group will post 1.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “Superior Uniform Group Inc (SGC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Analysts” was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & international copyright and trademark legislation. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2018/01/04/superior-uniform-group-inc-sgc-receives-consensus-recommendation-of-strong-buy-from-analysts.html.

About Superior Uniform Group

Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Superior Uniform Group (SGC)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Receive News & Ratings for Superior Uniform Group Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Superior Uniform Group and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.