Zacks: RTW Retailwinds Inc (NYSE:RTW) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

RTW Retailwinds Inc (NYSE:RTW) has earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also given RTW Retailwinds an industry rank of 27 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

RTW has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of RTW Retailwinds from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 4th. TheStreet lowered shares of RTW Retailwinds from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of RTW Retailwinds from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 31st.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP acquired a new stake in shares of RTW Retailwinds in the fourth quarter valued at about $7,919,000. Wasatch Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in RTW Retailwinds during the 1st quarter worth approximately $1,292,000. Geode Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in RTW Retailwinds in the 4th quarter worth approximately $770,000. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY boosted its holdings in RTW Retailwinds by 4.0% in the 1st quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 6,024,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,459,000 after acquiring an additional 233,300 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in RTW Retailwinds by 10.0% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,569,754 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,669,000 after acquiring an additional 142,454 shares in the last quarter. 88.29% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of RTW traded up $0.12 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $1.15. The stock had a trading volume of 296,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 129,450. RTW Retailwinds has a 12-month low of $0.96 and a 12-month high of $4.53. The firm has a market cap of $65.93 million, a P/E ratio of 7.67 and a beta of 1.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.06, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a current ratio of 1.06. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $1.55 and its 200 day simple moving average is $2.10.

RTW Retailwinds (NYSE:RTW) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 22nd. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.13). The firm had revenue of $201.89 million for the quarter. RTW Retailwinds had a negative return on equity of 9.41% and a negative net margin of 1.35%.

About RTW Retailwinds

RTW Retailwinds, Inc operates as an omni-channel women's fashion retailer in the United States. It offers a merchandise assortment, including wear-to-work, casual apparel and accessories comprising pants, dresses, jackets, knit tops, blouses, sweaters, denims, T-shirts, active wear, handbags, jewelry, and shoes under the New York & Company, NY&C, NY Style, Soho New York & Company Jeans, Lerner, Lerner New York, and Fashion to Figure brand names for women between the ages of 25 and 49.

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