Can Buying Destination XL Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DXLG) Still Be Worthwhile?

Destination XL Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DXLG) does about 616.93K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 677869 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 391.42M USD. Its current market price is $6.22, marking a decrease of -1.27% compared to the previous close of $6.30. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $7.57 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.27. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $6.38 and a low of $6.14.

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Destination XL Group Inc. (DXLG) has a 20-day trading average at $6.98 and the current price is -17.83% off the 52-week high compared with 90.21% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $6.71 and its 200-day simple moving average is $5.53. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 3.73%, which increases to 3.87% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 32.51 to suggest the stock is neutral.

2 analysts observing the Destination XL Group Inc. (DXLG) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $9.00 and $10.50. The consensus objective for the share price is $9.75, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 36.21% over the period. The median price target is 36.21% away from the current levels at $9.75.

FactSet Research has provided data showing that 2 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 2 analysts have rated it as a buy and 0 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Buy and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on September 14, 2021 when DA Davidson initiated the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $11.

The current price level is -11.30%, -7.28%, and 12.58% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the DXLG price moving above the 50-day SMA on February 17. Destination XL Group Inc. (DXLG) stock is down -7.03% over the week and -5.18% over the past month. Its price is -7.85% year-to-date and 35.81% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 10/30/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of $0.16 above consensus estimates by $0.09. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 05/25/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at $0.1 and $1.31 for whole year. DXLG’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 57.80% this year and -44.30% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $131.85 million, which analysts say will come at $555.61 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $582.99 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $144.44 million.

Its 12-month price target is $9.75. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 36.21 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $9.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $10.50.

Outstanding shares total 62.02M with insiders holding 10.23% of the shares and institutional holders owning 73.72% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 104.90% and return on equity of 97.70%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 4.61 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 8.52. The beta has a value of 1.44. Price to book ratio is 3.02 and price to sales ratio is 0.73.

Vanguard Total Stock Market Index isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by iShares Russell 2000 ETF, which sold off 3757.0 shares to end up with 1,291,678 shares worth $9.21 million.

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