Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $8.50 price objective on shares of Iconix Brand Group in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Sidoti began coverage on Iconix Brand Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $6.00 price objective on the stock. Roth Capital cut Iconix Brand Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $2.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, October 30th. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $4.00 price objective (down previously from $8.50) on shares of Iconix Brand Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Cowen set a $9.00 price objective on Iconix Brand Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.00.

Shares of Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ ICON) traded down $0.01 during trading on Friday, hitting $1.87. The stock had a trading volume of 1,147,564 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,314,355. Iconix Brand Group has a one year low of $1.44 and a one year high of $10.80. The company has a market cap of $106.74, a PE ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of ICON. ING Groep NV bought a new stake in Iconix Brand Group in the 3rd quarter valued at $11,096,000. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Iconix Brand Group by 30.4% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,722,400 shares of the brand management company’s stock valued at $43,032,000 after acquiring an additional 1,335,032 shares during the period. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP raised its stake in Iconix Brand Group by 57.2% in the 3rd quarter. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP now owns 1,190,598 shares of the brand management company’s stock valued at $6,775,000 after acquiring an additional 433,018 shares during the period. First Manhattan Co. raised its stake in Iconix Brand Group by 580.9% in the 2nd quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 169,375 shares of the brand management company’s stock valued at $1,170,000 after acquiring an additional 144,500 shares during the period. Finally, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in Iconix Brand Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $842,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.11% of the company’s stock.

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Iconix Brand Group Company Profile

Iconix Brand Group, Inc is a brand management company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a portfolio of over 30 global consumer brands across women’s, men’s, and home categories. The Company operates through segments: men’s, women’s, home and international. The Company’s brand portfolio includes brands, such as Candie’s, Bongo, Joe Boxer, Rampage, Mudd, London Fog, Mossimo, Ocean Pacific/OP, Danskin/Danskin Now, Rocawear/Roc Nation, Cannon, Royal Velvet, Fieldcrest, Charisma, Starter, Waverly, Ecko Unltd/Mark Ecko Cut & Sew, Zoo York, Umbro, Lee Cooper and Artful Dodger, and interests in Material Girl, Ed Hardy, Truth or Dare, Modern Amusement, Buffalo, Nick Graham Hydraulic and PONY brands.

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