NYSE:CSS - CSS Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.22 -0.79 (-7.18 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.22
Today's Range$10.15 - $11.2037
52-Week Range$10.15 - $29.34
Volume42,828 shs
Average Volume27,089 shs
Market Capitalization$90.30 million
P/E Ratio9.29
Dividend Yield7.83%
CSS Industries, Inc., a consumer products company, designs, manufactures, procures, distributes, and sells seasonal, gift, and craft products principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. Its craft and gift consumer products include craft ribbons and bows, trims, buttons, sewing patterns, knitting needles, needle arts, kids' crafts, infant products, journals, gift card holders, all occasion boxed greeting cards, memory books, scrapbooks, stationery, stickers, and other gift and craft items, as well as floral accessories, including pot covers, foil, waxed tissue, shred, aisle runners, corsage bags, and other paper and film products. The company's seasonal consumer products comprise Christmas products, such as packaging ribbon and bows, boxed greeting cards, gift wraps, gift bags, gift boxes, gift tags, gift card holders, tissue papers, and decorations; Valentine products consisting of classroom exchange Valentine cards and other related Valentine products; Easter products, including Easter egg dyes and related Easter seasonal products; and back-to-school products, such as teachers' aids and other learning oriented products. CSS Industries, Inc. offers its products principally under the Paper Magic, Berwick, Offray, C.R. Gibson, McCall's, Butterick, Kwik Sew, Vogue Patterns, Markings, Stepping Stones, Tapestry, Seastone, Dudley's, Eureka, Stickerfitti, Favorite Findings, La Mode, Simplicity, Wrights, Boye, Dimensions, and Perler brand names. The company sells its products to mass market retailers, discount department stores, specialty chains, warehouse clubs, drug and food chains, dollar stores, office supply stores, and retail teachers' stores, as well as to independent card, gift, and floral shops through account sales managers, sales representatives, product specialists, and a network of independent manufacturers' representatives. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Greeting cards
Sub-IndustryHousewares & Specialties
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:CSS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18
Current Ratio2.43
Quick Ratio1.30


Trailing P/E Ratio9.29
Forward P/E Ratio26.89
P/E Growth5.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$361.90 million
Price / Sales0.25
Cash Flow$7.8615 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.30
Book Value$27.82 per share
Price / Book0.37


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10
Net Income$-36,520,000.00
Net Margins-14.35%
Return on Equity-0.04%
Return on Assets-0.03%


Outstanding Shares8,840,000
Market Cap$90.30 million
OptionableNot Optionable

CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CSS Industries' stock symbol?

CSS Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CSS."

How often does CSS Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CSS Industries?

CSS Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View CSS Industries' Dividend History.

How were CSS Industries' earnings last quarter?

CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The specialty retailer reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.05. The specialty retailer had revenue of $112.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.10 million. CSS Industries had a negative net margin of 14.35% and a negative return on equity of 0.04%. View CSS Industries' Earnings History.

When is CSS Industries' next earnings date?

CSS Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CSS Industries.

What price target have analysts set for CSS?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for CSS Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $31.50 to $31.50. On average, they expect CSS Industries' stock price to reach $31.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 208.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CSS Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CSS Industries?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CSS Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CSS Industries.

Has CSS Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CSS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CSS Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of CSS Industries' key competitors?

Who are CSS Industries' key executives?

CSS Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher J. Munyan, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. John S. White, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Carey B. Edwards, Exec. VP of Sales (Age 47)
  • Ms. Cara L. Farley, Exec. VP of Marketing & Product Devel. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Keith W. Pfeil, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin.

Who are CSS Industries' major shareholders?

CSS Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (4.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.44%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (3.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.98%), Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. (1.44%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.52%). Company insiders that own CSS Industries stock include Christopher J Munyan, Harry J Mullany III, John Stuart White and Rebecca C Matthias. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CSS Industries.

Which institutional investors are selling CSS Industries stock?

CSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Mackenzie Financial Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for CSS Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying CSS Industries stock?

CSS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Macquarie Group Ltd. and Brandes Investment Partners LP. Company insiders that have bought CSS Industries stock in the last two years include Christopher J Munyan, Harry J Mullany III, John Stuart White and Rebecca C Matthias. View Insider Buying and Selling for CSS Industries.

How do I buy shares of CSS Industries?

Shares of CSS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CSS Industries' stock price today?

One share of CSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.22.

How big of a company is CSS Industries?

CSS Industries has a market capitalization of $90.30 million and generates $361.90 million in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $-36,520,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.10 on an earnings per share basis. CSS Industries employs 2,000 workers across the globe.

What is CSS Industries' official website?

The official website for CSS Industries is http://www.cssindustries.com.

How can I contact CSS Industries?

CSS Industries' mailing address is 450 PLYMOUTH ROAD SUITE 300, PLYMOUTH MEETING PA, 19462. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 610-729-3959 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for CSS Industries (NYSE CSS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  93 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  96 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  189
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CSS Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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