Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday

Lloyd Doyle
December 7, 2017

(NASDAQ:VRA)'s stock is experiencing unusual volume during today's trading. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Vera Bradley during the first quarter valued at approximately $101,000. The stock increased 27.06% or $2.338 during the last trading session, reaching $10.978. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.23, for a total transaction of $1,954,625.00. Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) has declined 49.97% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.67% the S&P500. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$0.73 a share in the trailing twelve months. Cheniere Energy Inc now has $11.28B valuation. About 717,765 shares traded. Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) has risen 51.31% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending.

More notable recent Vera Bradley, Inc. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $461.51 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $460 Million and high estimates of $463.37 Million according to 5 number of analysts. The firm offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby, and lunch bags; accessories, inclduing wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, jewelry, scarves, and various technology accessories; and travel products, such as rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags. It has a 35.69 P/E ratio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.58, from 1.62 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 19 investors sold Vera Bradley, Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 0% invested in Vera Bradley, Inc. We have $10.40 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:VRA worth $10.90 million more. Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) is 24.75% above its 200-day moving average, providing a measure of resistance for long positions. The textile maker reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.09. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd holds 0% or 79,700 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp accumulated 58,768 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 13,789 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 320 shares. State Bank Of America Corporation De invested 0% of its portfolio in Vera Bradley, Inc.

Among 8 analysts covering Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. 51,082 are owned by Qs Limited Liability. If the published price targets set by Vera Bradley, Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for VRA is $11. Therefore 38% are positive. Three analysts have provided estimates for Vera Bradley's earnings.

Vera Bradley expects to produce revenue between $127 million and $132 million during the fourth quarter, down from $134.8 million in the prior-year period. As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, December 10 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with "Market Perform". Furthermore on 1/15/16 Standpoint Research "Upgrades" the stock to Buy.


Vera Bradley, Inc (Vera Bradley) is a designer of women's handbags, accessories, luggage and travel items, eyewear, and stationery and gifts. For the week, the stock is performing 3.47%. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy" on Monday, August 28. BidaskClub raised shares of Vera Bradley from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. There has been an observed change of -22.54% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Gideon Cap Advisors stated it has 0.27% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. Creative Planning invested 0% in Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Next Fincl Group has invested 0% in Cheniere Energy, Inc.

Columbia Ptnrs L L C Invest, a Maryland-based fund reported 100,773 shares. The SI to Wayne Savings Bancshares Incorporated's float is 0.09%. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 40,155 shares. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 123,475 shares. WAYN's SI was 2,100 shares in December as released by FINRA. Schroder Investment Group has 15,512 shares. Lmr Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 11,699 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

283,003 are owned by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Liability Co.

VRA has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. The stock of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $53.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Global Hunter Securities initiated it with "Accumulate" rating and $76 target in Thursday, July 23 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 9 by Standpoint Research. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Wednesday, January 4 to "Underperform".

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