Lands’ End (LE) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media stories about Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lands’ End earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9779353625833 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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LE stock traded down $0.75 during trading on Friday, hitting $19.40. The company had a trading volume of 266,389 shares, compared to its average volume of 296,784. The company has a market capitalization of $623.36, a P/E ratio of 277.14 and a beta of -0.23. Lands’ End has a fifty-two week low of $10.55 and a fifty-two week high of $24.80. The company has a quick ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58.

Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 22nd. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.50 by ($0.12). Lands’ End had a return on equity of 0.28% and a net margin of 2.00%. The business had revenue of $510.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $470.63 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. Lands’ End’s revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on LE shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Lands’ End from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. TheStreet raised shares of Lands’ End from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, March 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lands’ End from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 3rd. Craig Hallum upped their price objective on shares of Lands’ End from $15.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 23rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Lands’ End from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.00.

In other Lands’ End news, CMO Gill Brown Hong purchased 1,525 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $22.20 per share, for a total transaction of $33,855.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief marketing officer now owns 3,425 shares in the company, valued at $76,035. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Lands’ End Company Profile

Lands' End, Inc operates as a multi-channel retailer in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan. The company operates through two segments, Direct and Retail. It offers casual clothing, accessories, footwear, and home products. The company sells its products online through landsend.com, and affiliated specialty and international Websites; direct mail catalogs; and retail locations primarily at Lands' End Shops at Sears, Lands' End Inlet stores, and international shop-in-shops.

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