Media stories about Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Crocs earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the textile maker an impact score of 45.366622126653 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Crocs from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Crocs from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of Crocs from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. CL King cut shares of Crocs from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Pivotal Research reissued a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 target price (up previously from $10.00) on shares of Crocs in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.67.

Crocs (CROX) opened at $13.51 on Thursday. Crocs has a fifty-two week low of $5.93 and a fifty-two week high of $14.47. The stock has a market cap of $959.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of -38.60, a P/E/G ratio of 2.94 and a beta of 0.43.

Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The textile maker reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.06. Crocs had a negative net margin of 0.60% and a negative return on equity of 0.42%. The firm had revenue of $243.27 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $236.90 million. analysts anticipate that Crocs will post -0.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Crocs

Crocs, Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of casual lifestyle footwear and accessories for men, women, and children. The Company’s segments include Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. Its products include footwear and accessories that utilize its closed-cell resin, called Croslite, as well as casual lifestyle footwear that use a range of materials.

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