Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Differential Brands Group (DFBG) Share Price

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Headlines about Differential Brands Group (NASDAQ:DFBG) have been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern 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 negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Differential Brands Group earned a news impact score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the textile maker an impact score of 46.6366253003543 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

DFBG stock traded up $0.29 on Friday, hitting $4.54. 22,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 378,915. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 2.07 and a quick ratio of 1.01. The company has a market cap of $61.39 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.83 and a beta of -2.21. Differential Brands Group has a 12-month low of $0.70 and a 12-month high of $6.89.

Differential Brands Group (NASDAQ:DFBG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 14th. The textile maker reported ($0.38) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.22) by ($0.16). The firm had revenue of $35.97 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.04 million. Differential Brands Group had a negative net margin of 3.58% and a negative return on equity of 20.33%. equities research analysts anticipate that Differential Brands Group will post -0.75 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on DFBG. Roth Capital set a $2.00 target price on Differential Brands Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, May 20th. ValuEngine upgraded Differential Brands Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Differential Brands Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $1.50.

About Differential Brands Group

Differential Brands Group Inc engages in the design, development, sale, and licensing of apparel products and accessories under the Robert Graham brand name worldwide. It operates through Wholesale and Consumer Direct segments. The company's product line includes men's sport shirts, knits, sweaters, polos, T-shirts, denim jeans, bottoms, shorts, sport coats, outerwear, and swimwear; shoes, belts, small leather goods, dress shirts, neckwear, tailored clothing, headwear, eye and sun glasses, jewelry, hosiery, underwear, loungewear, and fragrances for men that are produced through third parties under various license agreements; and women's apparel.

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