1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) CEO Christopher G. Mccann sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.41, for a total transaction of $335,250.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 869,237 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,656,468.17. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

FLWS stock traded down $0.37 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $13.30. The stock had a trading volume of 242,083 shares, compared to its average volume of 273,646. The stock has a market cap of $875.84 million, a P/E ratio of 37.67, a P/E/G ratio of 3.31 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 2.19 and a quick ratio of 1.48. 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc has a fifty-two week low of $8.85 and a fifty-two week high of $15.00.

1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.30) by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $169.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $165.59 million. 1-800-Flowers.Com had a net margin of 3.16% and a return on equity of 7.82%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.20) earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc will post 0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages recently commented on FLWS. BidaskClub upgraded shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price (up previously from $14.00) on shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in a report on Wednesday, August 22nd. Northcoast Research restated a “neutral” rating on shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.50.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 2.9% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 126,067 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,582,000 after purchasing an additional 3,564 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 1.8% in the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 335,350 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,957,000 after purchasing an additional 5,979 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 2.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 210,411 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,641,000 after purchasing an additional 5,740 shares during the period. First Quadrant L P CA raised its position in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 26.8% in the third quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 47,260 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $558,000 after purchasing an additional 9,992 shares during the period. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its position in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 4.1% in the third quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 251,375 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,966,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 32.90% of the company’s stock.

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1-800-Flowers.Com Company Profile

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides gourmet food and floral gifts for various occasions in the United States. It operates in three segments: Consumer Floral; Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets; and BloomNet Wire Service. The company offers a range of products, including fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements and plants, gifts, popcorn, gourmet foods and gift baskets, cookies, chocolates, candies, wine, and gift-quality fruits, as well as balloons, candles, keepsake gifts, jewelry, and plush stuffed animals.

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