News articles about Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) have trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Zumiez earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the apparel and footwear maker an impact score of 46.1478101190628 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on ZUMZ shares. William Blair reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Zumiez in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Jefferies Group set a $22.00 price target on Zumiez and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. B. Riley set a $23.00 price target on Zumiez and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $20.00 price target on Zumiez and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Zumiez from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company. in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Zumiez currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.57.

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) traded down $0.70 during trading on Friday, reaching $19.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 559,972 shares, compared to its average volume of 368,580. Zumiez has a 12 month low of $11.43 and a 12 month high of $24.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $488.59, a P/E ratio of 18.97, a P/E/G ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.29.

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 30th. The apparel and footwear maker reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48. Zumiez had a return on equity of 7.99% and a net margin of 2.84%. The company had revenue of $245.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $244.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.43 earnings per share. Zumiez’s quarterly revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Zumiez will post 1.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Zumiez news, Director Scott Andrew Bailey sold 7,843 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.75, for a total value of $162,742.25. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 9,908 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $205,591. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 27.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About Zumiez

Zumiez Inc, including its subsidiaries, is a specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods for young men and women through the fashion, music, art and culture of action sports, streetwear and other lifestyles. The Company operates under the names Zumiez, Blue Tomato and Fast Times.

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