News headlines about Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Finish Line earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.362642927321 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- How Was DSW’s Fiscal 4Q17 Margin Performance? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dick’s Sporting Goods: What Analysts Recommend after Fiscal 4Q17 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Finish Line Inc (FINL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $575.11 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Finish Line (FINL) to Release Earnings on Thursday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Expect Finish Line Inc (FINL) to Post $0.57 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on FINL shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Finish Line from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Finish Line from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. ValuEngine raised shares of Finish Line from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Cowen raised shares of Finish Line from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity set a $9.00 price target on shares of Finish Line and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.60.
Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.36) by $0.10. The business had revenue of $378.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $361.46 million. Finish Line had a negative net margin of 0.62% and a positive return on equity of 5.43%. The firm’s revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.24) EPS. research analysts expect that Finish Line will post 0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 19th. Investors of record on Friday, March 2nd will be given a $0.115 dividend. This is a boost from Finish Line’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. Finish Line’s payout ratio is currently -164.28%.
Finish Line Company Profile
The Finish Line, Inc is a specialty retailer. The Company is a retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids, throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company operates through the Finish Line brand. Finish Line is a retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories.
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