Ann Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:ANN)
Shares of Ann (NYSE:ANN) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $40.10.
Ann (NYSE:ANN) opened at 36.74 on Friday. Ann has a 52-week low of $30.71 and a 52-week high of $43.61. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $38.93 and its 200-day moving average is $38.10. The company has a market cap of $1.684 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.77.
Ann (NYSE:ANN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 30th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $590.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $598.25 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Ann will post $2.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
ANN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Mizuho cut their price target on shares of Ann from $48.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Telsey Advisory Group raised their price target on shares of Ann from $41.00 to $46.00 in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a “not rated” rating on the stock.
ANN INC., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a specialty retailer of women’s apparel, shoes and accessories sold primarily under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands.
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