News coverage about CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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. CSS Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.4335612090347 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of CSS Industries in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $31.50 price target for the company. TheStreet raised shares of CSS Industries from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th.
Shares of CSS Industries (NYSE CSS) traded down $0.33 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $25.80. 5,815 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 40,091. The firm has a market cap of $238.36 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.37. CSS Industries has a 12 month low of $23.16 and a 12 month high of $30.29.
CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The specialty retailer reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter. CSS Industries had a net margin of 6.37% and a return on equity of 3.66%. sell-side analysts expect that CSS Industries will post 1.38 earnings per share for the current year.
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CSS Industries Company Profile
CSS Industries, Inc is a consumer products company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of non-durable all occasion and seasonal social expression products, principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The Company’s occasion and seasonal products include classroom exchange Valentines, infant products, journals, buttons, gift wrap, floral accessories, craft and educational products, Easter egg dyes and novelties, memory books, scrapbooks, stickers, stationery and other items.
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