Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) Short Interest Update

Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEGet Free Report) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 991,000 shares, a decrease of 9.1% from the December 31st total of 1,090,000 shares. Currently, 8.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 116,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.5 days.

Lands’ End Stock Up 3.1 %

Lands’ End stock opened at $9.58 on Wednesday. Lands’ End has a 12-month low of $5.98 and a 12-month high of $10.81. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $8.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 1.86.

Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LEGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.05. Lands’ End had a negative net margin of 8.43% and a negative return on equity of 4.82%. The firm had revenue of $324.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $350.00 million. As a group, analysts expect that Lands’ End will post -0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Lands’ End from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th.

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Institutional Investors Weigh In On Lands’ End

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in LE. Swiss National Bank increased its position in shares of Lands’ End by 8.7% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 31,210 shares of the company’s stock valued at $528,000 after acquiring an additional 2,500 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Lands’ End by 1.8% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 75,606 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,279,000 after purchasing an additional 1,304 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Lands’ End by 56.5% in the first quarter. MetLife Investment Management LLC now owns 7,602 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after purchasing an additional 2,743 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Lands’ End by 4.2% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,020,596 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,270,000 after purchasing an additional 40,992 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Lands’ End by 2.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,176,706 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,910,000 after purchasing an additional 29,552 shares during the period. 32.33% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Lands’ End Company Profile

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Lands' End, Inc operates as a digital retailer of casual clothing, swimwear, outerwear, accessories, footwear, and home products in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It operates through U.S. eCommerce, International, Outfitters, Third Party, and Retail segments. The company also sells uniform and logo apparel.

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