Media headlines about Duluth (NASDAQ:DLTH) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Duluth earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5646624574024 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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NASDAQ:DLTH traded down $0.02 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.94. 66,522 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 248,280. Duluth has a 12-month low of $15.13 and a 12-month high of $22.89. The company has a quick ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $562.18, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.25, a PEG ratio of 1.16 and a beta of -0.09.

Duluth (NASDAQ:DLTH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March 20th. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.01. Duluth had a net margin of 4.95% and a return on equity of 17.37%. The company had revenue of $217.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $208.70 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. Duluth’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Duluth will post 0.83 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on DLTH shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Duluth from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 4th. BidaskClub raised shares of Duluth from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Duluth from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Robert W. Baird decreased their target price on shares of Duluth from $24.00 to $22.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Duluth in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Duluth has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.86.

In other Duluth news, SVP Allen L. Dittrich sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.60, for a total value of $186,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director William E. Ferry sold 20,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.72, for a total transaction of $337,744.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 70,600 shares of company stock valued at $1,250,136. Corporate insiders own 70.38% of the company’s stock.

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About Duluth

Duluth Holdings Inc sells casual wear, workwear, and accessories for men and women under the Duluth Trading brand in the United States. It provides shirts, pants, underwear, tanks, outerwear, footwear, accessories, and hard goods. The company offers its products under various trademarks, trade names, and service marks, including Alaskan Hardgear, Armachillo, Ballroom, Bucket Master, Cab Commander, Crouch Gusset, Dry on the Fly, Duluth Trading Co, Duluthflex, Fire Hose, Longtail T, No-Yank, No Polo Shirt, Wild Boar Mocs, and Buck Naked.

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