November 28, 2016 - By Darrin Black
Based on an average price-per-share of $10.7, David Taiclet, the 1 800 Flowers Com Inc’s President – GFGB sold 11,156 shares of 1 800 Flowers Com Inc worth nearly $119,146 US Dollars. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 45,274 shares that are worth about $485,017 USD. David Taiclet today owns 398,841 shares or 0.62% of the Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding). This stock trade by Mr. David – was recorded on November 28, 2016 and made public in a SEC’s report available here.
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 13.12% above today’s ($11.05) stock price. 1-800-Flowers.Com has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was initiated by Wunderlich with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Noble Financial. As per Thursday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co. The rating was reinitiated by Ladenburg Thalmann with “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 17. The stock of 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) earned “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Tuesday, August 23.
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.
Sg Limited Liability Company last reported 178,356 shares in the company. Metropolitan Life New York accumulated 0% or 19,753 shares. The New York-based Highbridge Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Aqr Cap Management Ltd owns 350,001 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Tower Limited Liability Company (Trc) accumulated 0% or 450 shares. Blackrock Fund, a California-based fund reported 728,573 shares. North Star Investment Mngmt has 0.16% invested in the company for 98,250 shares. Capital Va has 202,500 shares for 0.71% of their US portfolio. Springbok Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in the company for 13,300 shares. Denver Inv Advisors Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Teachers Advsr holds 87,241 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca has 136,900 shares for 0.03% of their US portfolio. Aristotle Capital Boston Ltd holds 843,255 shares or 1.71% of its portfolio. Gerstein Fisher accumulated 0.05% or 39,279 shares. Gsa Capital Llp owns 98,780 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since August 30, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $1.30 million net activity. 25,000 shares with value of $232,000 were sold by GALLAGHER GERARD M on Tuesday, August 30. $295,500 worth of shares were sold by Calcano Lawrence on Monday, November 7. $485,017 worth of 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) shares were sold by TAICLET DAVID. On Monday, November 7 the insider ELMORE LEONARD J sold $98,500. 5,000 shares with value of $50,150 were sold by SHEA WILLIAM E on Monday, November 7.
The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.15 during the last trading session, hitting $11.05. About 119,066 shares traded hands. 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) has risen 40.00% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.99% 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 $744.63 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 30.13 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 $64.02M for 2.91 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 notable recent 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM Launches Beta of “GWYN”, an Artificial Intelligence Powered ..” on May 03, 2016, also Forbes.com with their article: “1-800 Flowers: Creating The Next Generation Gifting Powerhouse” published on October 31, 2016, Newsday.com published: “At 1-800-Flowers.com, brother succeeds founder as CEO” on July 29, 2016. More interesting news about 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM® To Offer Floral Gifting Through Amazon Alexa” published on April 26, 2016 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Reports Results For Its Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and ..” with publication date: August 25, 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 Darrin Black