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Shares of DSW (NYSE:DSW) were the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 4,344 call options on the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. This represents an increase of approximately 550% compared to the typical volume of 668 call options.

DSW has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of DSW in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Sterne Agee downgraded shares of DSW from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of DSW from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 16th. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $27.00. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.00.

DSW (NYSE:DSW) traded down 0.11% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $28.37. The stock had a trading volume of 2,660,850 shares. DSW has a 52 week low of $23.45 and a 52 week high of $47.55. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.39 and its 200-day moving average is $32.27. The company has a market cap of $2.792 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.80.

DSW Inc (NYSE:DSW) is a United States branded footwear and accessories specialty retailer operating 326 shoe stores in 40 states as of January 28, 2012, and dsw.

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