News coverage about Destination XL Group (NASDAQ:DXLG) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Destination XL Group earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.7582348093892 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Critical Comparison: Destination XL Group (DXLG) & Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Analysis: Destination XL Group (DXLG) & The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
- Destination XL Group (DXLG) & Its Peers Financial Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comparing Destination XL Group (DXLG) and Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head-To-Head Contrast: Destination XL Group (DXLG) vs. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Destination XL Group traded up $0.05, reaching $2.05, during midday trading on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 309,341 shares, compared to its average volume of 138,643. The company has a current ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 0.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. Destination XL Group has a fifty-two week low of $1.45 and a fifty-two week high of $2.75. The company has a market cap of $98.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -7.88 and a beta of 0.76.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Destination XL Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
In other news, Director Seymour Holtzman acquired 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 2nd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $1.68 per share, with a total value of $33,600.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 4,196,064 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,049,387.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Willem Mesdag acquired 72,008 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $1.78 per share, for a total transaction of $128,174.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 187,416 shares of company stock worth $328,964 over the last three months. 31.46% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
About Destination XL Group
Destination XL Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men's apparel. Its stores offer sportswear and dress wear; shoes; accessories, such as belts, ties, and socks; fashion-neutral items, including jeans, casual slacks, T-shirts, polo shirts, dress shirts, and suit separates; casual clothing; and lifestyle products comprising chairs, outdoor accessories, travel accessories, bed and bath products, and fitness equipment.
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