Media headlines about Tile Shop (NASDAQ:TTS) have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative 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. Tile Shop earned a media sentiment score of -0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.813375324629 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
TTS has been the subject of a number of research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tile Shop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price target on shares of Tile Shop from $10.00 to $6.50 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Citigroup lowered their price target on shares of Tile Shop from $10.00 to $6.60 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $6.00 price target (down previously from $10.00) on shares of Tile Shop in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Loop Capital lowered their price target on shares of Tile Shop to $5.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.09.
NASDAQ TTS traded down $0.30 on Friday, hitting $5.85. 468,147 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 766,893. The company has a quick ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. Tile Shop has a fifty-two week low of $5.15 and a fifty-two week high of $22.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $320.73, a PE ratio of 18.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.73.
Tile Shop (NASDAQ:TTS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $78.58 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $84.22 million. Tile Shop had a return on equity of 11.11% and a net margin of 3.14%. The company’s revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.07 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Tile Shop will post 0.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 5th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 2nd. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. Tile Shop’s dividend payout ratio is presently 62.50%.
In other Tile Shop news, Director Todd Krasnow purchased 20,000 shares of Tile Shop stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.55 per share, for a total transaction of $111,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 518,578 shares in the company, valued at $2,878,107.90. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Peter J. Jacullo III purchased 10,000 shares of Tile Shop stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $5.85 per share, with a total value of $58,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 121,206 shares in the company, valued at $709,055.10. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought a total of 448,986 shares of company stock valued at $2,466,764 in the last 90 days. Insiders own 24.30% of the company’s stock.
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Tile Shop Company Profile
Tile Shop Holdings, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of manufactured and natural stone tiles, setting and maintenance materials, and related accessories in the United States. It offers approximately 4,000 products, including ceramic, porcelain, glass, cement, wood look, and metal tiles; and marble, granite, quartz, sandstone, travertine, slate, and onyx tiles primarily under the Rush River and Fired Earth brand names.
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