Lands' End (LE) Earning Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds
Headlines about Lands' End (NASDAQ:LE) have trended somewhat negative this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lands' End earned a news impact score of -0.22 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment’s scoring:
- Kansas kids: 4 sisters share strong bond, want to be adopted together (it.einnews.com)
- Le Chateau : CHÂTEAU REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS (4-traders.com)
- Lands' End (LE) Receives News Sentiment Rating of -0.02 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Set $21.00 Price Target for Lands' End, Inc. (LE) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Gold bears prowl as impulsive Trump no match for rate hikes (theglobeandmail.com)
Shares of Lands' End (NASDAQ:LE) traded up 0.83% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $24.35. 29,049 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $20.79 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.79. The company’s market capitalization is $779.91 million. Lands' End has a 52 week low of $14.03 and a 52 week high of $25.23.
Lands' End (NASDAQ:LE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 21st. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.06. Lands' End had a negative net margin of 4.03% and a positive return on equity of 3.02%. The company earned $458.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $459.43 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.71 EPS. Lands' End’s revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Lands' End will post $0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.
LE has been the topic of a number of research reports. Craig Hallum lowered shares of Lands' End from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Lands' End from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Lands' End from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd.
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In other Lands' End news, Director Josephine Linden acquired 14,504 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $17.18 per share, with a total value of $249,178.72. Following the purchase, the director now owns 23,804 shares in the company, valued at $408,952.72. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Jerome Griffith acquired 10,622 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 24th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $19.42 per share, with a total value of $206,279.24. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 21,222 shares in the company, valued at approximately $412,131.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 26,780 shares of company stock valued at $484,703. 0.15% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Lands' End
Lands’ End, Inc (Lands’ End) is a multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as home products. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Company offers products through catalogs, online at www.landsend.com. The Direct segment sells products through the Company’s e-commerce Websites, international Websites and direct mail catalogs.
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