March 17, 2018

Teachers Advisors LLC Lowers Holdings in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA)

14 November 2017, 08:59 | Hattie Nash

It has outperformed by 37.37% the S&P500. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Ascena Retail Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. (NYSE:PEP) were released by: and their article: "Sand In My Shoes - Pepsi Is Pouring Dividends" published on November 10, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Texan Capital Management Buys Main Street Capital Corp, PepsiCo Inc, Sells ..." with publication date: October 27, 2017. Its down 6.66% from 44.39M shares previously.

Among 6 analysts covering ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. It closed at $2.01 lastly.

Ascena Retail Grp Cmn (NASDAQ:ASNA)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $6.65 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.06. It has underperformed by 87.64% the S&P500. FBR & Co set a $3.00 target price on Ascena Retail Group and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Therefore 63% are positive. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Ascena Retail Group in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Goldman Sachs initiated the shares of ASNA in report on Thursday, December 15 with "Neutral" rating. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Ascena Retail Group by 54,175.1% during the 1st quarter. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $5 target. The stock of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on Monday, August 24. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Wednesday, June 1 report. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of ASNA in report on Tuesday, September 20 to "Market Perform" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Zacks. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 20.

Ascena Retail Group, a specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls.

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Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. 4,874 are owned by Whitnell And. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.39, down exactly $0.11 or 22.00 % from 2014's $0.5 EPS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q1.

Golden Gate Private Equity Inc. holds 19.23% of its portfolio in Ascena Retail Group Inc for 17.47 million shares.

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI raised its stake in shares of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 1.42 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. After $0.05 actual earnings per share reported by Ascena Retail Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 120.00% EPS growth. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 16,750 shares.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 49.11 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.12, Consequently Ascena Retail Grp Cmn (NASDAQ:ASNA)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 5.68%, 5.56% respectively. Fdx Incorporated holds 0% or 69,898 shares in its portfolio. Adell Harriman And Carpenter Incorporated reported 89,141 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 20,982 shares. 88,400 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement System. Institutional investors own 92.90% of the company's stock. Credit Suisse Ag reported 74,058 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Whittier Tru holds 132 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citigroup stated it has 100,685 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ascena Retail Group now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $3.50. Coliseum Capital Management Llc sold 3.26 million shares as the company's stock declined 59.69% while stock markets rallied. The Firm operates through six divisions: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn and Catherines. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.11 derived from a total of 7 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. The ANN segment offers feminine classics and fashion choices, sold primarily under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.09, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 22 investors sold CMA shares while 145 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 502 raised stakes. 143.22 million shares or 1.54% less from 145.47 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mngmt Group Lc holds 0.61% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc.

Given what the insider ownership patterns are saying, it makes sense to consider the technicals to see if these pieces of information reach the same conclusion about the outlook for ASNA. Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 5.04M shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Jupiter Asset Management holds 0.22% or 98,300 shares. (NYSE:PEP). National Bank Of The West owns 0.52% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. Fjarde Ap accumulated 43,572 shares. Blume Cap invested in 0.06% or 900 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 133,287 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Mason Street Limited Liability Company reported 0.25% stake. Cornercap Inv Counsel reported 1,841 shares stake.

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