Analysts forecast that XO Group, Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) will post sales of $40.53 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for XO Group’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $40.72 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $40.33 million. XO Group reported sales of $36.73 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 10.3%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, November 1st.

On average, analysts expect that XO Group will report full-year sales of $40.53 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $161.69 million to $162.91 million. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report sales of $177.40 million per share, with estimates ranging from $176.84 million to $177.96 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow XO Group.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11. XO Group had a return on equity of 4.71% and a net margin of 4.55%. The company had revenue of $42.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.51 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on XOXO. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $16.75 price target on shares of XO Group in a report on Sunday, August 6th. BidaskClub raised XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Roth Capital set a $21.00 price target on XO Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded XO Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, ValuEngine raised XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.15.

Shares of XO Group (NYSE XOXO) opened at 18.07 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $450.99 million, a PE ratio of 64.54 and a beta of 0.94. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $17.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $17.61. XO Group has a 1-year low of $14.99 and a 1-year high of $20.99.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in XOXO. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in XO Group during the first quarter valued at $181,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in XO Group by 3.5% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 47,376 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $815,000 after buying an additional 1,607 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in XO Group by 13.2% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 154,184 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,653,000 after buying an additional 17,975 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank increased its stake in XO Group by 3.3% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 27,415 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $485,000 after buying an additional 876 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners increased its stake in XO Group by 2.2% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 220,302 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,791,000 after buying an additional 4,660 shares during the last quarter. 83.50% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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XO Group Company Profile

XO Group Inc is engaged in providing content and marketing solutions, targeted advertising programs, transactions and merchandise. The Company’s multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump, and helping bring celebrations to life with entertainment vendors from GigMasters.com Incorporated (GigMasters).

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