Etsy Inc (ETSY) was Initiated by Maxim Group to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $12. Maxim Group advised their investors in a research report released on May 26, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Etsy Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 4, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 11 from a previous price target of $10 .Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on May 4, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 10 from a previous price target of $9 .RBC Capital Mkts Initiated Etsy Inc on Mar 11, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $10.
On the company’s financial health, Etsy Inc reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on May 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.03. The company had revenue of $81.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $75.63 million. The company’s revenue was up 39.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.84 EPS.
Etsy Inc opened for trading at $8.5 and hit $8.61 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $8.56, with a gain of 0.82% or 0.07 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,46,829 shares. Company has a market cap of $968 M.
In a different news, on May 10, 2016, Frederick R Wilson (director) sold 30,130 shares at $8.23 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jan 21, 2016, James Breyer (director) sold 474,193 shares at $6.76 per share price.
Etsy Inc. operates a marketplace where people connect both online and offline to make sell and buy goods. The Company operates at the center of macroeconomic trends in online and mobile commerce employment consumption and manufacturing. Its sellers offer goods in online retail categories including jewelry stationery clothing home goods craft supplies and vintage items. The Company supports a range of artists makers designers and collectors. The Company’s community is made up of entrepreneurs who sell on its platform consumers looking to buy goods in its marketplace manufacturers who help its sellers grow their businesses and its employees who maintain its platform. The Company offers a range of services for its sellers which include promoted listings direct checkout and shipping labels. It also provides a range of tools for its buyers including communication search and discovery and mobile.