Home Furnishing Stores

(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Held at Neutral

We have retained our Neutral stance on specialty retailer, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), based on the company’s strong quarterly performance, robust outlook and store growth initiatives. However, skepticism prevails over the...

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(BBBY) Will Bed Bath & Beyond Beat Again?

One of the leading operators of specialty retail stores in the U.S. and Canada, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) is set to report its fourth-quarter fiscal 2012 results on Apr 10. Last quarter, it posted a positive surprise of approximately...

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(BBBY) Bed, Bath & Beyond Shares Rated Neutral

We retained our Neutral stance on specialty retailer, Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), that also retains a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). The company’s strong quarterly performance, robust outlook, store growth initiatives and healthy...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (BBBY) Bed, Bath & Beyond Shares Rated Neutral | Continued

(KIRK) Kirkland’s – Bear of the Day

Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) second-quarter 2012 loss of $0.11 per share widened than the prior-year loss of $0.02 due to higher promotional activity and softer-than-expected sales. Sales also missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate....

29Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (KIRK) Kirkland’s – Bear of the Day | Continued

(WSM) Williams-Sonoma – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) has been consistently delivering positive earnings surprises for the past four years. Keeping with this trend, this specialty retailer of home products reported solid fiscal first-quarter 2012 earnings that...

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(WSM) Williams-Sonoma – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) has been consistently delivering positive earnings surprises for the past four years. Keeping with this trend, this specialty retailer of home products reported solid fiscal first-quarter 2012 earnings that...

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(WSM) Williams-Sonoma – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) has been consistently delivering positive earnings surprises for the past four years. Keeping with this trend, this specialty retailer of home products reported solid fiscal first-quarter 2012 earnings that...

23Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (WSM) Williams-Sonoma – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy | Continued

(BBBY) Neutral on Bed Bath & Beyond

We retain our long-term Neutral recommendation on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), a leading operator of merchandise and home furnishing stores in the U.S. The company posted strong third-quarter earnings per share while raising...

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(BBBY) Housing in the Spotlight – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 12/16/11

There will only be a handful of firms reporting next week as the third quarter reporting season is almost over. A total of just 34 firms are scheduled to report, including 13 of the S&P 500. Most...

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(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

We have downgraded our recommendation on Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) to Underperform from Neutral following the company’s second-quarter 2011 results, which posted a loss of $0.02 per share compared with earnings of $0.16...

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(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Analyst Maintains Neutral Rating

We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) with a target price of $62.00 per share. Moreover, the company has a Zacks #1 Rank, implying a short-term Strong Buy rating on the stock.

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(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond 2011 First Quarter Earnings Scorecard

Specialty retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011

Street analysts had a week to ponder on the news. In the subsequent paragraphs, we cover...

29Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Beats Estimates Yet Again

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) reported better-than-expected first-quarter 2011 results on the heels of high single-digit growth in sales and higher margins. Earnings rose approximately 38% to 72 cents per share from the year-ago...

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(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond First Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) is scheduled to release its first-quarter 2011 results on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The Zacks Consensus Estimate is pegged at 62 cents a share for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. This portends a...

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(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

The market for home decor and gifts is highly competitive. Kirkland’s Inc. (KIRK) primarily competes with specialty stores, department stores, discount stores, and catalog and Internet retailers that carry merchandise in one...

21Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) again reported weak fourth-quarter 2011 results with earnings of $0.70, which was 35.2% below the prior-year quarter. The company’s susceptibility to the global economic downturn, coupled with stiff...

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(KIRK) Kirkland’s Analyst Continues Shares at Underperform

We currently maintain an Underperform rating on Kirklands’s Inc. (KIRK). Although the company’s healthy balance sheet supports its investment to bring about a better merchandise mix in its stores, the company’s susceptibility...

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(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Beat Estimates

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2010 results on the heels of double-digit growth in sales and higher margins. Earnings rose 30.2% to $1.12 per share from the year-ago quarter earnings...

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(BBBY) Stock Market News for April 8, 2011 – Market News

On Thursday markets fell slightly after Japan was hit by another quake, reigniting fears about its nuclear power crisis. Additionally, oil prices rose above $110 per barrel but better than expected March chain-store sales kept losses in check.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.14% to...

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(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Incorporated – New Share Buy Back Approval Announced

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) recently hit a new all-time high at $50.95 on another strong quarter from mid December that included a 12% earnings surprise. With an average earnings surprise of 13% over the last four quarters and a solid 14% growth projection,...

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(BBBY) Stock Market News for Dec 27, 2010 – Market News

On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose to its highest mark but other major indices shed a few points. Ahead of the Christmas celebration, mixed economic data left the benchmarks to sway just modestly, and investors took a wait and watch attitude.

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(BBBY) Company News for December 23, 2010

• Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) revised its bid amount for Riversdale Mining, offering $3.9 billion, up from $3.5 billion

• Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) posted fiscal third quarter profits...

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(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

Kirkland’s (KIRK) reported meager second-quarter 2010 results with earnings of $0.16, which was below the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.02. The company’s susceptibility to the global economic downturn coupled with stiff...

22Sep2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Earnings Preview

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), operator of a chain of retail stores, is scheduled to release its second-quarter 2010 results on Wednesday, September 22. The Zacks Consensus Estimate is earnings of 63 cents a share for the second...

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(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

Kirkland’s (KIRK) reported meager second-quarter 2010 results with earnings of $0.16, which was below the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.02. The company’s susceptibility to the global economic downturn coupled with stiff...

14Sep2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KIRK) Kirkland’s Incorporated – Bear of the Day

Kirkland’s (KIRK) reported meager second-quarter 2010 results with earnings of $0.16, which was below the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.02. The company’s susceptibility to the global economic downturn coupled with stiff...

13Sep2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PIR) Pier 1 Imports – Turns From Loss to Profit – Topped Estimates

Pier 1 Imports, Inc (PIR) analysts are raising estimates after the company posted a surprise profit last quarter. Shares are trading at a bargain and there is plenty of growth over the next few years.

Company Description

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29Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond – 17% Sales Increase in Quarterly Report

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) double-digit top-line growth helped BBBY beat expectations once again on, sending estimates higher.

Company Description

Bed Bath & Beyond runs chain retail stores...

13Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BBBY) Bed Bath & Beyond Report Beats Earnings Expectations

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) recently reported better-than-expected fourth quarter fiscal 2009 results with net income of $226 million or 86 cents per share, compared to $141.4 million or 55 cents per share in the year-earlier...

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(WSM) Williams-Sonoma Inc – Earnings Estimates Pop

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) topped estimates once again, sending shares to multi-year highs. Top-line growth helped the company report its sixth consecutive surprise.

Company Description

Williams-Sonoma...

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