FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $19.00.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut FTD Companies from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. DA Davidson downgraded FTD Companies from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $23.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered FTD Companies from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. GMT Capital Corp grew its stake in shares of FTD Companies by 14.6% in the 1st quarter. GMT Capital Corp now owns 2,144,670 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,194,000 after purchasing an additional 273,536 shares during the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its holdings in shares of FTD Companies by 14.9% in the 1st quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 1,344,539 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,079,000 after purchasing an additional 174,370 shares in the last quarter. Clark Estates Inc. NY bought a new stake in shares of FTD Companies in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $2,064,000. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans bought a new stake in shares of FTD Companies in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $2,061,000. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of FTD Companies by 504.4% in the 2nd quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 91,387 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,827,000 after purchasing an additional 76,266 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 58.83% of the company’s stock.

FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) traded down 2.22% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.24. The company had a trading volume of 85,716 shares. The stock’s market cap is $364.68 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $13.20 and its 200 day moving average is $17.67. FTD Companies has a 12-month low of $12.35 and a 12-month high of $26.19.

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FTD Companies Company Profile

FTD Companies, Inc (FTD) is a floral and gifting company. The Company operates through four segments: Consumer, Florist, International and Provide Commerce. Through its Consumer segment, FTD is a direct marketer of floral and gift products for consumers, primarily in the United States and Canada. Through its Florist segment, the Company is a provider of products and services to its floral network members, which include traditional retail florists and other non-florist retail locations, primarily in the United States and Canada.

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