News headlines about Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Oxford Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the textile maker an impact score of 45.9719750994481 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Oxford Industries in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. SunTrust Banks boosted their target price on shares of Oxford Industries to $90.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Oxford Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Needham & Company LLC set a $62.00 target price on shares of Oxford Industries and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, DA Davidson raised shares of Oxford Industries from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $77.80.

Shares of Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) opened at $82.28 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.99. Oxford Industries has a 1 year low of $49.50 and a 1 year high of $82.90. The firm has a market cap of $1,380.00, a PE ratio of 25.96, a P/E/G ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 0.37.

Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The textile maker reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.05. Oxford Industries had a net margin of 4.83% and a return on equity of 14.26%. The business had revenue of $236.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $242.98 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.07) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Oxford Industries will post 3.67 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. Oxford Industries’s dividend payout ratio is presently 34.07%.

In other Oxford Industries news, Director Dennis M. Love sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.09, for a total value of $108,135.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,002 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,225,674.18. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider James Wesley Howard, Jr. sold 4,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.25, for a total transaction of $381,187.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 6,204 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $497,871. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.29% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Oxford Industries

Oxford Industries, Inc is an apparel company. The Company designs, sources, markets and distributes products bearing the trademarks of its owned Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer and Southern Tide lifestyle brands, other owned brands and licensed brands, as well as private label apparel products. It distributes its lifestyle branded products through its direct to consumer channels, consisting of its Tommy Bahama and Lilly Pulitzer full-price retail stores and its e-commerce sites for Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer and Southern Tide, and through its wholesale distribution channels.

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