Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) Shares Acquired by Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC

Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC boosted its position in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRAFree Report) by 25.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 98,198 shares of the textile maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 19,890 shares during the period. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC owned approximately 0.32% of Vera Bradley worth $756,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. EAM Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vera Bradley during the 3rd quarter valued at $1,760,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Vera Bradley by 53.9% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 194,830 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $1,288,000 after purchasing an additional 68,199 shares during the last quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vera Bradley during the 4th quarter worth about $517,000. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vera Bradley by 50.1% during the 3rd quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 191,002 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $1,263,000 after buying an additional 63,717 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vera Bradley by 13.2% in the 4th quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. now owns 482,264 shares of the textile maker’s stock valued at $3,713,000 after buying an additional 56,400 shares in the last quarter. 59.88% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, StockNews.com raised shares of Vera Bradley from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 24th.

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Vera Bradley Trading Down 1.1 %

Shares of NASDAQ:VRA opened at $7.91 on Friday. Vera Bradley, Inc. has a 1 year low of $5.18 and a 1 year high of $8.35. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $7.13 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.31. The stock has a market capitalization of $243.31 million, a PE ratio of 31.64 and a beta of 1.94.

Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRAGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 13th. The textile maker reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by ($0.04). Vera Bradley had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 6.69%. The company had revenue of $133.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.06 million. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that Vera Bradley, Inc. will post 0.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Vera Bradley Company Profile

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Vera Bradley, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells women's handbags, luggage and travel items, fashion and home accessories, and gifts. It operates through three segments: Vera Bradley Direct, Vera Bradley Indirect, and Pura Vida. The company offers bag products, such as totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby bags, and lunch bags; accessories, including ID holders, lanyards, wallets, wristlets, eyewear, scarves, hair accessories, and various technology accessories; bracelets, rings, and necklaces under Pura Vida brand name; and travel products consist of rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags.

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