1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) Director Leonard J. Elmore sold 3,234 shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.96, for a total transaction of $41,912.64. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 42,487 shares in the company, valued at approximately $550,631.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of FLWS stock opened at $13.30 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 2.19. The firm has a market capitalization of $875.84 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.67, a PEG ratio of 3.31 and a beta of 1.11. 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 data on Thursday, November 1st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.30) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $169.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $165.59 million. 1-800-Flowers.Com had a return on equity of 7.82% and a net margin of 3.16%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.20) EPS. Sell-side analysts expect that 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc will post 0.41 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on FLWS. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 27th. BidaskClub raised shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in a research note on Tuesday, August 28th. Northcoast Research reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Finally, Sidoti raised shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.50.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in FLWS. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in 1-800-Flowers.Com by 20.2% in the 3rd quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,362,117 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $16,072,000 after purchasing an additional 229,140 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in 1-800-Flowers.Com in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,966,000. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in 1-800-Flowers.Com by 6.8% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,846,015 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $23,168,000 after purchasing an additional 118,144 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in 1-800-Flowers.Com by 9.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 366,945 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $4,605,000 after purchasing an additional 31,595 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in 1-800-Flowers.Com by 159.1% in the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 37,213 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $440,000 after purchasing an additional 22,853 shares in the last quarter. 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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