Insider Selling: 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (FLWS) CFO Sells 25,000 Shares of Stock

1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) CFO William E. Shea sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.92, for a total value of $323,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 288,226 shares in the company, valued at $3,723,879.92. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of NASDAQ:FLWS traded down $0.20 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $12.65. 10,908 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 191,306. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a current ratio of 2.35. 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc has a 12 month low of $7.80 and a 12 month high of $13.32. The firm has a market cap of $832.51 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.65, a PEG ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 1.15.

1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 1st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.12) by ($0.01). 1-800-Flowers.Com had a net margin of 4.91% and a return on equity of 9.86%. The company had revenue of $238.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $230.78 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.17) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc will post 0.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,851,640 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $33,649,000 after purchasing an additional 16,809 shares during the period. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 5.1% during the 4th quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,498,075 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $16,029,000 after purchasing an additional 72,680 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 48.8% during the 1st quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 827,260 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $9,761,000 after purchasing an additional 271,338 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 84.6% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 550,115 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $6,492,000 after purchasing an additional 252,148 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com by 26.3% during the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 421,991 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $4,979,000 after purchasing an additional 87,888 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 36.14% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on FLWS shares. ValuEngine upgraded 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 target price (up from $13.00) on shares of 1-800-Flowers.Com in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. TheStreet lowered 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 1st. Noble Financial lowered 1-800-Flowers.Com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, DA Davidson boosted their target price on 1-800-Flowers.Com from $10.00 to $11.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.75.

1-800-Flowers.Com Company Profile

1-800-Flowers.com, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides gourmet food and floral gifts for various occasions in the United States. It operates in three segments: Consumer Floral; Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets; and BloomNet Wire Service. The company offers a range of products, including fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements and plants, gifts, popcorn, gourmet foods and gift baskets, cookies, chocolates, candies, wine, and gift-quality fruits, as well as balloons, candles, keepsake gifts, and plush stuffed animals.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for 1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS)

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