Wall Street brokerages forecast that FTD Companies Inc (NASDAQ:FTD) will report $0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for FTD Companies’ earnings. FTD Companies reported earnings of $0.49 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 73.5%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, March 13th.

On average, analysts expect that FTD Companies will report full-year earnings of $0.74 per share for the current year. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $1.08 per share. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for FTD Companies.

FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.37) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.12) by ($0.25). FTD Companies had a negative net margin of 13.26% and a positive return on equity of 5.37%.

A number of research firms recently commented on FTD. ValuEngine cut shares of FTD Companies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Craig Hallum reduced their price target on shares of FTD Companies from $18.00 to $10.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FTD Companies from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, DA Davidson reduced their price objective on shares of FTD Companies from $17.00 to $8.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.00.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in FTD Companies by 3.1% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 283,908 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,678,000 after buying an additional 8,443 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. purchased a new position in FTD Companies in the second quarter worth approximately $1,178,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in FTD Companies by 55.5% in the third quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 142,147 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,853,000 after acquiring an additional 50,760 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in FTD Companies by 20.4% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 84,340 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,687,000 after acquiring an additional 14,278 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in FTD Companies during the second quarter worth approximately $254,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.89% of the company’s stock.

Shares of FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) traded up $0.21 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $8.60. 211,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 190,356. FTD Companies has a 1-year low of $6.47 and a 1-year high of $24.85. The stock has a market cap of $236.90, a PE ratio of -1.63, a P/E/G ratio of 0.70 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a quick ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

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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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