Headlines about Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ:SQBG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sequential Brands Group earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the textile maker an impact score of 48.3144913604385 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Roth Capital set a $2.00 price target on Sequential Brands Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine cut Sequential Brands Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Sequential Brands Group currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.25.

Shares of NASDAQ SQBG traded down $0.01 during trading on Friday, hitting $2.09. The company had a trading volume of 397,342 shares, compared to its average volume of 149,178. The stock has a market capitalization of $133.51 million, a P/E ratio of 4.75, a P/E/G ratio of 0.25 and a beta of -0.16. Sequential Brands Group has a 52 week low of $1.36 and a 52 week high of $3.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 1.61.

Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ:SQBG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The textile maker reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12. The company had revenue of $42.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $40.70 million. Sequential Brands Group had a positive return on equity of 6.14% and a negative net margin of 111.74%. research analysts forecast that Sequential Brands Group will post 0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Leonard Stewart, Jr. purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 2nd. The shares were bought at an average price of $3.00 per share, with a total value of $30,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 137,621 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $412,863. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Leonard Stewart, Jr. purchased 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $1.58 per share, for a total transaction of $47,400.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 137,621 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $217,441.18. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 29.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Sequential Brands Group Company Profile

Sequential Brands Group, Inc owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the United States and internationally. It offers products in the apparel, footwear, eyewear, fashion accessories, and home goods categories under the Jessica Simpson, AND1, Avia, GAIAM, Joe's Jeans, Ellen Tracy, Emeril Lagasse, William Rast, Heelys, Revo, Caribbean Joe, DVS, The Franklin Mint, Linens N Things, SPRI, Nevados, and FUL brand names; and food, wine, magazines, books, and other print and digital content categories under the Martha Stewart brand name.

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