News coverage about Boot Barn (NYSE:BOOT) has been trending positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Boot Barn earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.0050908820057 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

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Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Robert W. Baird raised their target price on shares of Boot Barn from $11.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Boot Barn in a research report on Monday, December 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Boot Barn from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $9.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Sunday, November 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Boot Barn from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Pivotal Research began coverage on shares of Boot Barn in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. They set a “hold” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $14.08.

Boot Barn (NYSE BOOT) opened at $17.39 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The stock has a market cap of $464.37, a P/E ratio of 31.62, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.79. Boot Barn has a 1-year low of $5.90 and a 1-year high of $19.66.

Boot Barn (NYSE:BOOT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.02. Boot Barn had a net margin of 2.32% and a return on equity of 8.70%. The business had revenue of $143.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $139.92 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Boot Barn will post 0.67 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director Greg Bettinelli sold 51,192 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.25, for a total value of $883,062.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 58,875 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,015,593.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CEO James Grant Conroy sold 178,773 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.25, for a total transaction of $3,083,834.25. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 182,580 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,149,505. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 6,643,581 shares of company stock worth $114,601,772 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 4.60% of the company’s stock.

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Boot Barn Company Profile

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc is a lifestyle retailer of western and work-related footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The Company’s stores are located in or near neighborhood shopping centers with trade areas of approximately five or more miles, and it has opened stores in malls and outlet center locations.

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