Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:XOXO) by 15.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,630 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,966 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock were worth $692,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in XOXO. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock by 3.7% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,236,213 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $67,152,000 after purchasing an additional 115,688 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock by 2.1% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,377,781 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $28,589,000 after purchasing an additional 28,016 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock by 524.6% in the 2nd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 503,815 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $16,124,000 after purchasing an additional 423,150 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 186,092 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,861,000 after purchasing an additional 4,171 shares during the period. Finally, Alambic Investment Management L.P. boosted its holdings in XO Group, Inc. Common Stock by 28.9% in the 1st quarter. Alambic Investment Management L.P. now owns 168,079 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,488,000 after purchasing an additional 37,731 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.62% of the company’s stock.

NYSE XOXO opened at $30.11 on Wednesday. XO Group, Inc. Common Stock has a 52-week low of $17.49 and a 52-week high of $35.83. The firm has a market cap of $796.60 million, a PE ratio of 77.21, a P/E/G ratio of 3.14 and a beta of 0.86.

XO Group, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:XOXO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19. XO Group, Inc. Common Stock had a net margin of 7.73% and a return on equity of 8.57%. The company had revenue of $43.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.85 million. research analysts predict that XO Group, Inc. Common Stock will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

XOXO has been the subject of several analyst reports. B. Riley raised shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from $19.00 to $32.00 in a report on Thursday, May 3rd. Roth Capital cut their price target on shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock from $29.00 to $26.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Aegis lifted their price objective on shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock from $25.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of XO Group, Inc. Common Stock from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.50.

XO Group, Inc. Common Stock Profile

XO Group Inc provides multiplatform media and marketplace services to the wedding, pregnancy and parenting, and local entertainment markets primarily in the United States. It operates a network of Websites under various brands, including The Knot, which offers wedding resources and marketplaces through wedding Website and mobile apps, national and local wedding magazines, and nationally published books; and The Bump, a pregnancy and parenting brand that provides personalized information, content, and tools for navigating the journey from fertility to pregnancy and parenting through the toddler years.

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