Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) Share Price

Media headlines about e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. e.l.f. Beauty earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8201138732989 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of research firms have issued reports on ELF. DA Davidson lowered their target price on e.l.f. Beauty to $23.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered e.l.f. Beauty from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Monday, January 8th. KeyCorp began coverage on e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued a “sector weight” rating on the stock. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered e.l.f. Beauty from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, December 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. e.l.f. Beauty has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.31.

Shares of e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) opened at $20.24 on Tuesday. e.l.f. Beauty has a fifty-two week low of $18.20 and a fifty-two week high of $31.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $936.30 and a P/E ratio of 53.26. The company has a current ratio of 2.17, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89.

In other news, insider Scott Milsten sold 5,522 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.80, for a total transaction of $109,335.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 16.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About e.l.f. Beauty

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc, formerly J.A. Cosmetics Holdings, Inc, is a cosmetic company. The Company conducts its business under the name e.l.f. Cosmetics, and offers products for eyes, lips and face to consumers through its retail customers, e.l.f. stores and e-commerce channels. The Company offers a range of products for eyes, such as eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara and eyelashes, eyebrows, concealer and primer, brushes and tools, and sets and palettes.

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