Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $3.55.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Express from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. ValuEngine raised shares of Express from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 4th. B. Riley set a $4.00 price target on shares of Express and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 20th. MKM Partners set a $3.00 price target on shares of Express and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 29th. Finally, Wedbush reduced their price target on shares of Express from $4.00 to $2.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 27th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Express by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,336,429 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,219,000 after....

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