Media coverage about DSW (NYSE:DSW) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. DSW earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4641070887774 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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DSW opened at $27.84 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.32, a P/E/G ratio of 2.45 and a beta of 0.63. DSW has a 12 month low of $15.14 and a 12 month high of $29.27.

DSW (NYSE:DSW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 30th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $712.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $683.83 million. DSW had a return on equity of 13.42% and a net margin of 2.43%. The firm’s revenue was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share. analysts expect that DSW will post 1.61 EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts recently commented on DSW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DSW from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Needham & Company LLC started coverage on DSW in a research report on Thursday, June 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $29.00 price target for the company. B. Riley set a $23.00 price target on DSW and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 31st. Canaccord Genuity set a $22.00 price target on DSW and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 29th. Finally, Deutsche Bank lowered DSW from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, May 23rd. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $23.90.

In related news, CFO Jared A. Poff sold 1,960 shares of DSW stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.47, for a total value of $49,921.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 11,785 shares in the company, valued at $300,163.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 16.70% of the company’s stock.

About DSW

DSW Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded footwear and accessories retailer in the United States. The company offers dresses, casual and athletic footwear, and accessories under various brands for women, men, and kids. It also provides handbags, hosiery, jewelry, and other accessories.

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