Brokerages expect Christopher & Banks Co. (NYSE:CBK) to announce ($0.27) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Christopher & Banks’ earnings. Christopher & Banks posted earnings of ($0.46) per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 41.3%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 21st.

On average, analysts expect that Christopher & Banks will report full-year earnings of ($0.63) per share for the current fiscal year. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of ($0.13) per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Christopher & Banks.

Christopher & Banks (NYSE:CBK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 28th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.03. Christopher & Banks had a negative net margin of 8.48% and a negative return on equity of 46.51%. The business had revenue of $98.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $102.57 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.02 EPS. Christopher & Banks’s quarterly revenue was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Christopher & Banks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd.

Shares of Christopher & Banks (NYSE CBK) remained flat at $$1.23 during mid-day trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 153,369 shares, compared to its average volume of 216,271. The stock has a market capitalization of $46.54, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.50 and a beta of 3.52. Christopher & Banks has a 52 week low of $1.04 and a 52 week high of $2.42.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CBK. AWM Investment Company Inc. bought a new position in Christopher & Banks during the second quarter worth $982,000. Cumberland Partners Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Christopher & Banks in the third quarter valued at about $388,000. White Pine Capital LLC boosted its position in shares of Christopher & Banks by 29.2% in the second quarter. White Pine Capital LLC now owns 1,200,000 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,572,000 after acquiring an additional 271,000 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Christopher & Banks by 3.1% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,863,460 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,501,000 after acquiring an additional 55,546 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Christopher & Banks by 1.0% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,023,324 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,995,000 after acquiring an additional 19,091 shares during the period. 39.11% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Christopher & Banks Company Profile

Christopher & Banks Corporation is a national specialty retailer featuring private-brand women’s apparel and accessories. The Company offers its customers an assortment of clothing for everyday needs. Its merchandise assortments include designs of women’s apparel, generally consisting of casual clothing, everyday basics, wear-to-work, leisure/active wear, and sleepwear in missy, petite and women sizes.

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