adidas (OTCMKTS:ADDYY) Lifted to “Buy” at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of adidas (OTCMKTS:ADDYYFree Report) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports.

Several other analysts also recently commented on ADDYY. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded adidas from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Morgan Stanley raised adidas from an underweight rating to an overweight rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, According to, the stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy.

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adidas Price Performance

adidas stock opened at $123.82 on Wednesday. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $108.46 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $100.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 1.22 and a quick ratio of 0.66. adidas has a twelve month low of $79.58 and a twelve month high of $124.00.

adidas (OTCMKTS:ADDYYGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 13th. The company reported ($1.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.91) by ($0.36). adidas had a negative net margin of 0.33% and a negative return on equity of 2.21%. The business had revenue of $5.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.22 billion. On average, research analysts predict that adidas will post 1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

adidas Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.2394 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 17th. adidas’s dividend payout ratio is -109.09%.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On adidas

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. GAMMA Investing LLC purchased a new position in shares of adidas during the fourth quarter valued at $45,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of adidas by 27.5% during the 4th quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 12,741 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,296,000 after purchasing an additional 2,749 shares during the last quarter. Capital Square LLC bought a new stake in adidas during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,405,000. Finally, Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC grew its stake in adidas by 8.0% in the fourth quarter. Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC now owns 27,044 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,749,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter.

About adidas

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adidas AG, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, produces, and markets athletic and sports lifestyle products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Greater China, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. It offers footwear, apparel, and accessories and gear, such as bags and balls under the adidas brand; golf footwear and apparel under the adidas Golf brand; and outdoor footwear under the Five Ten brand.

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