Perry Ellis International (PERY) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

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Media coverage about Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Perry Ellis International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the textile maker an impact score of 46.2782869507462 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Perry Ellis International stock traded down $0.04 on Wednesday, hitting $27.50. 300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 96,704. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a quick ratio of 1.69 and a current ratio of 2.98. The stock has a market cap of $436.82 million, a P/E ratio of 12.91 and a beta of 0.33. Perry Ellis International has a 12-month low of $21.46 and a 12-month high of $29.59.

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 30th. The textile maker reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $199.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $203.40 million. Perry Ellis International had a net margin of 5.66% and a return on equity of 8.64%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.16 EPS. analysts predict that Perry Ellis International will post 1.9 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. DA Davidson restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Perry Ellis International in a research report on Thursday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Perry Ellis International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Perry Ellis International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 19th. Sidoti cut shares of Perry Ellis International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. Finally, Ifs Securities cut shares of Perry Ellis International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.33.

Perry Ellis International Company Profile

Perry Ellis International, Inc designs, sources, markets, and licenses apparel products, accessories, and fragrances. It operates through four segments: Men's Sportswear and Swim, Women's Sportswear, Direct-to-Consumer, and Licensing. It provides men's wear, including career and casual sportswear, golf apparel, sports apparel, swimwear, and activewear; and womenswear, such as dresses, sportswear, swimwear, and activewear.

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