Media coverage about Lands' End (NASDAQ:LE) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lands' End earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.9820929272457 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Unlike the Weather, Lands’ End Winter Coats are Guaranteed. Peri – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL (hawaiinewsnow.com)
- Lands' End (LE) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Review: Lands' End (LE) versus Ross Stores (ROST) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Lands' End, Inc. (LE) Director Buys $10,878.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Unlike the Weather, Lands’ End Winter Coats are Guaranteed. Peri – NBC12 – WWBT – Richmond, VA News On Your Side (nbc12.com)
Shares of Lands' End (NASDAQ LE) opened at $19.35 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.85, a quick ratio of 0.69 and a current ratio of 2.29. The stock has a market cap of $593.79, a PE ratio of 308.33, a PEG ratio of 11.56 and a beta of 0.33. Lands' End has a 12 month low of $10.55 and a 12 month high of $24.80.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on LE shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Lands' End from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lands' End from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Lands' End from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.50.
In other news, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 60,218 shares of Lands' End stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $10.97 per share, with a total value of $660,591.46. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 18,403 shares of Lands' End stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.83 per share, for a total transaction of $199,304.49. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 229,925 shares of company stock worth $2,500,536 over the last ninety days. 0.51% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Lands' End Company Profile
Lands’ End, Inc (Lands’ End) is a multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as home products. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Company offers products through catalogs, online at www.landsend.com. The Direct segment sells products through the Company’s e-commerce Websites, international Websites and direct mail catalogs.
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