November 23, 2016 - By Linda Rogers
1 800 Flowers Com Inc director and an insider Lawrence Calcano lately made a sale of 2,500 company shares having a value of $26,875 at the avg market share price which was $10.8. It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he silently sold additional 30,000 shares of the company, worth $295,500 USD. The sale was conducted on November 23, 2016 and was disclosed in a filing at the D.C. based-SEC’s website. This transaction decreased his ownership of the Company to 0.05% total market capitalization or 33,153 shares.
Out of 4 analysts covering 1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. $13 is the highest target while $9 is the lowest. The $12.50 average target is 16.50% above today’s ($10.73) stock price. 1-800-Flowers.Com has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. B. Riley & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 3 report. The stock of 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) earned “Hold” rating by Noble Financial on Monday, August 31. Wunderlich maintained it with “Buy” rating and $12 target price in Tuesday, August 23 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Ladenburg Thalmann. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was initiated by Wunderlich with “Buy”.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.30, from 1.3 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 12 funds sold all 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc shares owned while 28 reduced positions. 8 funds bought stakes while 44 increased positions. They now own 21.65 million shares or 0.49% less from 21.76 million shares in 2016Q1.
Gsa Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Pnc Fincl Serv Grp Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Gotham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 61,515 shares. The California-based Globeflex Capital Lp has invested 0.04% in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 29,130 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Trexquant Lp has 37,380 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 31,670 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Mcclain Value Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 6.19% invested in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) for 806,500 shares. The New York-based Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny has invested 0% in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Commercial Bank Of America De has 0% invested in the company for 592 shares. Highbridge Management Ltd Limited Liability Company last reported 66,897 shares in the company. Northern Trust Corporation owns 309,788 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Connor Clark Lunn Invest Management Limited holds 457,700 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt accumulated 11,004 shares or 0% of the stock. Goldman Sachs last reported 80,956 shares in the company.
Insider Transactions: Since August 30, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $785,270 net activity. 30,000 shares with value of $295,500 were sold by Calcano Lawrence on Monday, November 7. GALLAGHER GERARD M sold $232,000 worth of stock. $98,500 worth of shares were sold by ELMORE LEONARD J on Monday, November 7. SHEA WILLIAM E sold $50,150 worth of stock.
About 51,972 shares traded hands. 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) has risen 40.42% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.09% the S&P500.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a provider of gourmet food and floral gifts for all occasions. The company has a market cap of $703.43 million. The Firm offers gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and stuffed animals. It has a 29.25 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading e-commerce provider of floral products and gifts, in terms of number of customers and revenue. With the development of the company’s online business and a strategic acquisition, they have continuously expanded their product offerings, most recently to include gourmet foods and home and garden merchandise. As a result, the company has developed relationships with customers who purchase products not only for gifting occasions but also for everyday consumption.”
Analysts await 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.95 EPS, up 3.26% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.92 per share. FLWS’s profit will be $62.28M for 2.82 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.24 actual EPS reported by 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -495.83% EPS growth.
More important recent 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “1-800 Flowers: Creating The Next Generation Gifting Powerhouse” on October 31, 2016, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM Launches Beta of “GWYN”, an Artificial Intelligence Powered ..”, Businesswire.com published: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM President Christopher G. McCann Named CEO; Founder Jim ..” on March 09, 2016. More interesting news about 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) was released by: Newsday.com and their article: “At 1-800-Flowers.com, brother succeeds founder as CEO” with publication date: July 29, 2016.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., incorporated on June 30, 1992, is a well-known provider of gourmet food and floral gifts for all occasions. The Firm offers gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and stuffed animals. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service. The Consumer Floral segment includes the activities of the Company’s flagship brand, 1-800-Flowers.com, FruitBouquets.com and Flowerama. The Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets segment includes the activities of Harry & David (which includes Wolferman’s, Moose Munch and Stockyards.com), Fannie May Confections Brands (which includes Harry London), Cheryl’s (which includes Mrs. Beasley’s), The Popcorn Factory, DesignPac and 1-800-Baskets. The BloomNet Wire Service segment includes the activities of BloomNet and Napco. The Company’s BloomNet international floral wire service (www.mybloomnet.net) provides a range of products and value-added services. The Company’s Celebrations suite of services include Celebrations Passport Free Shipping program, Celebrations Rewards and Celebrations RemindersSM.
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By Linda Rogers