1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 31st. Analysts expect 1-800 FLOWERS.COM to post earnings of ($0.22) per share for the quarter. 1-800 FLOWERS.COM has set its FY18 guidance at $0.46-0.48 EPS.

1-800 FLOWERS.COM (NASDAQ:FLWS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.09) by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $239.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $245.38 million. 1-800 FLOWERS.COM had a net margin of 3.69% and a return on equity of 10.76%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.14) earnings per share. On average, analysts expect 1-800 FLOWERS.COM to post $0.46 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.54 EPS for the next fiscal year.

1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS) traded down 0.269% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $9.275. 18,654 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. 1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Inc. has a one year low of $7.80 and a one year high of $11.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $601.74 million, a P/E ratio of 14.269 and a beta of 1.61. The company’s 50-day moving average is $9.64 and its 200 day moving average is $9.76.

1-800 FLOWERS.COM declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, September 6th that permits the company to repurchase $15.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the specialty retailer to purchase up to 2.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company’s board believes its stock is undervalued.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. FBR & Co assumed coverage on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 target price for the company. BidaskClub downgraded shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. DA Davidson reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $9.00 target price (down from $11.00) on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a report on Monday, August 28th. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of 1-800 FLOWERS.COM from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $12.17.

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About 1-800 FLOWERS.COM

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc is a provider of gourmet food and floral gifts for all occasions. The Company offers gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and stuffed animals. The Company operates through three business segments: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service.

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