Recent Analysts Ratings Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA)

Over the past 2 quarters, Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Ascena Retail Group -150%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 16.7%. Strs Ohio now owns 137,800 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $296,000 after buying an additional 7,900 shares in the last quarter. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at 119.53 million shares or 0.47% more from 118.97 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Ascena Retail Group by 62.7% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 130,373 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $555,000 after buying an additional 50,257 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its position in Ascena Retail Group by 3.2% in the first quarter. Can now owns 243,087 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $518,000 after buying an additional 13,000 shares in the last quarter.

Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) opened at 2.56 on Monday. The Massachusetts-based Greenwood Investments Inc. has invested 12.23% in the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Ascena Retail Group by 66.8% in the first quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 133,080 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $286,000 after buying an additional 41,228 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC boosted its position in Ascena Retail Group by 7.0% in the first quarter.

With all other things going on, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. The company trades on average around 365000 shares per market session. The company's 50-day moving average is $2.16 and its 200-day moving average is $3.45. This change led market cap to move at $468.89M, putting the price -73.72% below the 52-week high and 45.15% above the 52-week low. Zacks' sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Ascena Retail Group.

Ascena Retail Group Inc. closed its last trading session at $2.56 with the loss of -6.45%. The specialty retailer reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05. The Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc holds 813,243 shares with $5.03 million value, down from 1.80M last quarter.

While having a peek at profitability ratios Ascena Retail Grp Cmn (NASDAQ:ASNA) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 58%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at -18.2% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at -15.3%. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.08. For the outlook of the current financial quarter, Analysts think the firm will post 0.90 earnings per share.

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A number of research firms have weighed in on ASNA. Ascena Retail Group now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $4.50.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. BidaskClub raised shares of Ascena Retail Group from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Monday. Finally, Cowen and Company restated a "market perform" rating and set a $2.00 price target (down from $6.00) on shares of Ascena Retail Group in a research report on Sunday, June 11th.

03/22/2017 - Ascena Retail Group, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at KeyBanc.

Among 2 analysts covering Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Ascena Retail Group 1.57 Billion.

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