GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 77,778 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,614,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned about 0.28% of Boot Barn at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BOOT. Swiss National Bank bought a new stake in shares of Boot Barn during the second quarter worth approximately $998,000. Spark Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Boot Barn during the second quarter valued at approximately $657,000. American Century Companies Inc. acquired a new position in Boot Barn during the second quarter valued at approximately $8,417,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in Boot Barn by 37.4% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 126,166 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,618,000 after purchasing an additional 34,364 shares during the period. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its holdings in Boot Barn by 283.8% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 243,242 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,053,000 after purchasing an additional 179,860 shares during the period.

Boot Barn stock opened at $29.35 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $803.48 million, a PE ratio of 41.93, a P/E/G ratio of 1.16 and a beta of 1.70. Boot Barn Holdings Inc has a twelve month low of $7.37 and a twelve month high of $30.26. The company has a quick ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80.

Boot Barn (NYSE:BOOT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $161.98 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $159.57 million. Boot Barn had a net margin of 4.98% and a return on equity of 11.04%. equities research analysts predict that Boot Barn Holdings Inc will post 1.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CEO James Grant Conroy sold 98,870 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.67, for a total value of $2,735,732.90. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 64,515 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,785,130.05. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Greg Bettinelli sold 4,726 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.18, for a total transaction of $123,726.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 12,995 shares in the company, valued at $340,209.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BOOT. TheStreet upgraded shares of Boot Barn from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Tuesday. Wells Fargo & Co set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Boot Barn and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 16th. Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their price objective on shares of Boot Barn to $30.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Boot Barn from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 17th. Finally, Pivotal Research set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Boot Barn and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.00.

About Boot Barn

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc, a lifestyle retail chain, operates specialty retail stores in the United States. The company's specialty retail stores offer western and work-related footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and kids. It offers boots, shirts, jackets, hats, belts and belt buckles, handbags, western-style jewelry, rugged footwear, outerwear, overalls, denim, and flame-resistant and high-visibility clothing.

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