Arnold P. Leap Sells 3,000 Shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS) Stock

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWSGet Free Report) insider Arnold P. Leap sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.32, for a total transaction of $27,960.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 72,739 shares in the company, valued at approximately $677,927.48. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:FLWS opened at $9.25 on Monday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $10.24 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.55. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. has a twelve month low of $5.97 and a twelve month high of $12.09. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $600.33 million, a PE ratio of -9.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 1.69.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM (NASDAQ:FLWSGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The specialty retailer reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.05. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM had a negative net margin of 3.24% and a positive return on equity of 3.32%. The company had revenue of $822.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $825.20 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.28 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. will post 0.28 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC grew its holdings in 1-800-FLOWERS.COM by 222.0% during the 2nd quarter. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC now owns 2,866 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $27,000 after buying an additional 1,976 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM by 317.4% in the first quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,886 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $45,000 after purchasing an additional 2,955 shares in the last quarter. Dark Forest Capital Management LP grew its holdings in shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM by 17,842.3% in the first quarter. Dark Forest Capital Management LP now owns 4,665 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $54,000 after purchasing an additional 4,639 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG grew its holdings in shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM by 3,450.7% in the second quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 5,326 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $50,000 after purchasing an additional 5,176 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd grew its holdings in shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM by 436.1% in the first quarter. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd now owns 6,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $88,000 after purchasing an additional 5,613 shares in the last quarter. 37.51% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, StockNews.com cut shares of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday.

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About 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc provides gifts for various occasions in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Consumer Floral & Gifts, Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets, and BloomNet. The company offers a range of products, including fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements, plants, gifts, personalized products, dipped berries, popcorns, gourmet foods and gift baskets, cookies, chocolates, candies, wines, and gift-quality fruits.

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