Media headlines about JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JAKKS Pacific earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3470449785023 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) remained flat at $$2.50 during mid-day trading on Friday. 53,634 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 189,784. The company has a quick ratio of 1.54, a current ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $67.47, a PE ratio of -0.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.28 and a beta of 0.65. JAKKS Pacific has a 52 week low of $2.20 and a 52 week high of $5.85.
JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by ($0.32). The company had revenue of $262.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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 for the quarter was down 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that JAKKS Pacific will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research firms have commented on JAKK. DA Davidson lowered JAKKS Pacific from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $3.75 to $2.25 in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price target on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.50 price target (down from $4.50) on shares of JAKKS Pacific in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered JAKKS Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on JAKKS Pacific from $4.50 to $3.30 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the company. JAKKS Pacific has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.51.
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About JAKKS Pacific
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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