Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) – Equities research analysts at KeyCorp raised their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Ethan Allen Interiors in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. KeyCorp analyst B. Thomas now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $1.72 for the year, up from their previous forecast of $1.71. KeyCorp has a “Hold” rating on the stock.

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.28. Ethan Allen Interiors had a return on equity of 9.11% and a net margin of 4.27%. The business had revenue of $181.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $181.30 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share. Ethan Allen Interiors’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.2% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on ETH. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st. TheStreet cut shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from $27.00 to $30.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Dougherty & Co raised shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $27.00 target price (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Ethan Allen Interiors in a report on Wednesday. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.20.

Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) traded down $2.05 during trading on Thursday, reaching $26.10. The company had a trading volume of 1,582,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 360,318. Ethan Allen Interiors has a fifty-two week low of $25.40 and a fifty-two week high of $33.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $716.99, a P/E ratio of 22.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 1.40.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 10th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 9th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.91%. Ethan Allen Interiors’s payout ratio is 66.09%.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Jane Street Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 105.4% in the third quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 13,436 shares of the company’s stock worth $435,000 after purchasing an additional 263,436 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 14.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,881,931 shares of the company’s stock worth $60,786,000 after purchasing an additional 238,300 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 24.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 996,016 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,171,000 after purchasing an additional 194,421 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 447.9% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 183,258 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,947,000 after purchasing an additional 149,808 shares during the period. Finally, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 32.4% in the second quarter. Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC now owns 349,192 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,279,000 after purchasing an additional 85,534 shares during the period.

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Ethan Allen Interiors Company Profile

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc is an interior design company. The Company is a manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings. The Company operates through two segments, which include wholesale and retail. The Company is an international home fashion brand doing business in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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