Brokerages expect XO Group Inc (NYSE:XOXO) to post $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for XO Group’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.10 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.11. XO Group posted earnings per share of $0.12 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 8.3%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that XO Group will report full year earnings of $0.32 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.30 to $0.36. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $0.49 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.46 to $0.53. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow XO Group.
XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $40.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.58 million. XO Group had a return on equity of 5.55% and a net margin of 5.35%. The business’s revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.07 EPS.
Shares of XO Group (XOXO) opened at $18.84 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $484.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of 55.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.92. XO Group has a 12 month low of $14.99 and a 12 month high of $20.99.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of XO Group in the third quarter worth about $132,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in shares of XO Group by 88.9% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 8,943 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 4,209 shares during the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. acquired a new stake in shares of XO Group in the second quarter worth about $302,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. bought a new position in shares of XO Group in the second quarter worth about $319,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of XO Group by 9.6% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 18,136 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $320,000 after purchasing an additional 1,593 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.43% of the company’s stock.
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About XO Group
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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