Headlines about JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news 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 closest to one being the most favorable. JAKKS Pacific earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.4967376905528 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
JAKK has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JAKKS Pacific from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of JAKKS Pacific from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. DA Davidson lowered shares of JAKKS Pacific from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $3.75 to $2.25 in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $3.50 target price (down from $4.50) on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a report on Saturday, September 30th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $3.50 target price on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a report on Friday, October 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.93.
JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $2.55. 147,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 267,886. 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 fifty-two week low of $2.40 and a fifty-two week high of $7.45.
JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by ($0.32). JAKKS Pacific had a negative return on equity of 15.58% and a negative net margin of 9.36%. The company had revenue of $262.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $294.59 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.82 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that JAKKS Pacific will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.
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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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