JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) Given Media Impact Score of 0.09

Media coverage about JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. JAKKS Pacific earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.8133712769258 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Shares of JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) opened at $2.65 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.54, a current ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. JAKKS Pacific has a twelve month low of $2.40 and a twelve month high of $7.45.

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by ($0.32). The business had revenue of $262.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $294.59 million. JAKKS Pacific had a negative net margin of 9.36% and a negative return on equity of 15.58%. JAKKS Pacific’s revenue was down 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.82 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that JAKKS Pacific will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on JAKK shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded JAKKS Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $3.50 target price (down from $4.50) on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. BMO Capital Markets set a $4.00 target price on JAKKS Pacific and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. ValuEngine downgraded JAKKS Pacific from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, DA Davidson upgraded JAKKS Pacific from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.93.

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JAKKS Pacific Company Profile

JAKKS Pacific, Inc is a multi-line, multi-brand toy company. The Company designs, produces, markets and distributes toys and related products, pet toys, consumables and related products, electronics and related products, kids indoor and outdoor furniture, and other consumer products. The Company operates through two business segments: traditional toys and electronics, and role play, novelty and seasonal toys.

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