Zacks: XCel Brands Inc (NASDAQ:XELB) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of XCel Brands Inc (NASDAQ:XELB) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.
Brokers have set a one year consensus price target of $0.75 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.03 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned XCel Brands an industry rank of 170 out of 254 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on XELB shares. ValuEngine cut XCel Brands from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of XCel Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.25 target price on the stock in a research report on Saturday, June 20th.
XCel Brands (NASDAQ:XELB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 19th. The textile maker reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. XCel Brands had a negative net margin of 10.64% and a positive return on equity of 2.50%. The firm had revenue of $9.53 million during the quarter. As a group, analysts anticipate that XCel Brands will post 0.22 EPS for the current year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in XCel Brands stock. M&T Bank Corp grew its stake in shares of XCel Brands Inc (NASDAQ:XELB) by 47.3% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 88,125 shares of the textile maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 28,292 shares during the quarter. M&T Bank Corp owned about 0.46% of XCel Brands worth $132,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors own 3.65% of the company’s stock.
XCel Brands Company Profile
Xcel Brands, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company in the United States. The company designs, produces, licenses, markets, and sells branded apparel, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home goods, and other consumer products; and acquires consumer lifestyle brands, including the Isaac Mizrahi, the Judith Ripka, the H Halston, the C Wonder, and the Highline Collective brands.
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