Shares of Superior Uniform Group Inc (NASDAQ:SGC) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Analysts have set a 12-month consensus price objective of $26.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.29 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Superior Uniform Group an industry rank of 24 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on SGC shares. BidaskClub cut shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SGC. Wasatch Advisors Inc. raised its position in Superior Uniform Group by 1.1% in the third quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 481,805 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $11,033,000 after acquiring an additional 5,405 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its position in Superior Uniform Group by 11.4% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 113,255 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $2,531,000 after acquiring an additional 11,632 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Superior Uniform Group by 0.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,084,709 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $24,243,000 after acquiring an additional 5,545 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Superior Uniform Group by 1.9% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 310,136 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $6,932,000 after acquiring an additional 5,825 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Superior Uniform Group by 10.1% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 120,766 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $2,699,000 after acquiring an additional 11,124 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 37.97% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ SGC) opened at $25.78 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $383.17, a PE ratio of 21.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of -0.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 4.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Superior Uniform Group has a fifty-two week low of $16.65 and a fifty-two week high of $28.85.

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $67.77 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.06 million. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 14.70%. equities analysts expect that Superior Uniform Group will post 1.17 EPS for the current year.

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About Superior Uniform Group

Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.

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