Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

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Current price places the company's stock -14.1% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -19.45%, away from the 50-day average and also -19.87% away from 20-day average. Corporate insiders own 3.80% of the company's stock.

Since its March 9 open at $12.75 - below the retailer's $13 per share initial public offering - J. Jill stock has declined 22.1%, settling Wednesday at $9.93. The stock had previously closed at $44.20. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. UBS AG cut shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report on Thursday. Pivot Point Capital Partners Llc sold 111,800 shares as Blackhawk Network Holdings (HAWK)'s stock rose 16.53%. (NASDAQ:HAWK), 5 rate it "Buy", 7 "Outperform", 3 "Underperform", 0 "Sell", while 0 "Hold".

On October 12 Bank of America made no change to the company rating of "Neutral" and moved down the price target to $46.00 from $49.00. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.15, for a total value of $3,386,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 63,280 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,857,092. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. The Congress Asset Management Company holds 580,959 shares with $61.42M value, down from 606,982 last quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $50.85 on the company shares.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on HAWK. As of the end of the quarter Netols Asset Management, Inc. had disposed of a total of 13,749 shares trimming its position 8.1%. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $47.00 price target on shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings in a report on Monday, July 17th. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -20.15%. Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (HAWK) has $1.99 billion valuation. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Co, a New York-based fund reported 8,572 shares.

The company's 50 day moving average is $44.01 and its 200-day moving average is $42.68. (HAWK) reported a profit for its third quarter that climbed from previous year. During the same quarter past year, the business earned $0.14 EPS.

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Analysts are weighing in on retail stock J.Jill Inc (NYSE:JILL), network equipment specialist Juniper Networks, Inc.

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., launched on January 27, 2006, is a prepaid payment network. They expect $0.45 EPS, up 32.35% or $0.11 from last year's $0.34 per share. On average, analysts predict that Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. will post $1.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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On 5/30/2017, Stockdale Securities released a statement on Blackhawk Network (LON:HAWK) upped the target price from 0.00GBX to 1.70GBX that suggested an upside of 1.12%. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Incentives & Rewards. The US Retail segment consists of the various operating segments of the United States retail products, third-party online distribution channel and secondary card market and is engaged in sales of prepaid products to consumers through these channels.

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