Sporting Goods Stores

(CAB) Cabela’s Upgraded to Outperform

On Apr 9, we upgraded our recommendation on leading specialty retailer Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) to Outperform based on its strong outlook and improved future prospects. Cabela’s which sells hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor...

11Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (CAB) Cabela’s Upgraded to Outperform | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Retains Outperform Stance

We have maintained our long-term Outperform recommendation on Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV) based on the company’s better-than-expected quarterly results for the third consecutive quarter.

Why Reiterate?

Big...

8Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Retains Outperform Stance | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods – Bull of the Day

Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform after back-to-back quarters of positive earnings surprises along with an encouraging guidance for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.

Driven by strong top-line...

31Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods – Bull of the Day | Continued

(HIBB) Hibbett Sports Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Backed by strong sales growth coupled with operational efficiencies, Hibbett Sports, Inc.’s (HIBB) earnings of $0.30 per share for second-quarter fiscal 2013 surged 42.9% from the prior-year quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus...

15Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (HIBB) Hibbett Sports Incorporated – Bull of the Day | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Shares Stay Neutral

We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV). Our recommendation is based on the company’s strategy of resuming the store expansion program along with improved earnings outlook...

27Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Shares Stay Neutral | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods Adds Three More Stores

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS), a full-line sporting goods retailer, continues to progress well with its growth initiatives, which include expanding its store base and strengthening its e-commerce business.

Following...

18Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods Adds Three More Stores | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Beats Bottom Line

Sporting products retailer, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV) posted robust second-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 15 cents, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 10 cents. However, quarterly earnings slipped 6.3% from 16...

22Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Beats Bottom Line | Continued

(HIBB) Hibbett Retains Positive Trend in Second Quarter

Sporting goods retailer, Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB), reported strong second quarter fiscal 2013 results driven by robust sales performance, an improvement in comparable store sales as well as operational efficiencies. Hibbett’s...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (HIBB) Hibbett Retains Positive Trend in Second Quarter | Continued

(HIBB) Hibbett Sports Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Backed by double-digit sales growth along with operational efficiencies, Hibbett Sports Inc.’s (HIBB) earnings of $0.98 per share for first-quarter fiscal 2013 surged 29% from the prior-year quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus...

17Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (HIBB) Hibbett Sports Incorporated – Bull of the Day | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Upgraded to Neutral

We have upgraded our long-term recommendation on the U.S. based sporting goods retailer Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) to Neutral from Underperform with a target price of $8.50. This rating upgrade was driven by the company’s...

2Apr2012 | | Comments Off on (BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Upgraded to Neutral | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Analyst Reiterates Outperform Rating on Shares

We reiterate our long-term Outperform recommendation on Cabela’s Inc. (CAB), one of the leading specialty retailers and direct marketers of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise, with a price target of $38.00.

The...

13Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (CAB) Cabela’s Analyst Reiterates Outperform Rating on Shares | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Expands in Washington

In an attempt to expand operational roots, Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) is set to serve the residents of Tulalip, Washington by adding a new store. The new store will provide the customers additional avenue to own hunting, fishing, camping...

7Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (CAB) Cabela’s Expands in Washington | Continued

(DKS) Company News for January 13, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    Sporting goods retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc.’s (NYSE:DKS) share prices surged 12.47% after the company announced plans to buy back as much as $200 million of its own shares

•    Share prices of circuit board manufacturer...

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(CAB) Cabela’s Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Cabela’s, Inc. (CAB) third-quarter 2011 earnings of $0.50 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.44, and surged 61.3% from the prior-year quarter. The quarter witnessed healthy revenue growth and profitability at its...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HIBB) Hibbett Sporting Goods – Bull of the Day

Hibbett Sporting Goods’ (HIBB) earnings of $0.59 per share for the third quarter ended October 2011 beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.51 and surged 34% from the prior-year quarter on the heels of robust performance of...

29Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Cabela’s Inc.’s (CAB) second-quarter 2011 earnings of $0.32 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.27, and jumped 14.3% from the prior-year quarter. The quarter witnessed healthy revenue growth and profitability...

2Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods – Bear of the Day

Big 5 Sporting Goods’ (BGFV) second-quarter 2011 earnings dropped the prior-year quarter. The decline was primarily attributable to a 1.7% fall in same-store sales. Accordingly, the company has lowered same-store sales projections...

26Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods Earnings Preview

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) is scheduled to release its second-quarter 2011 results on Tuesday, August 16, 2011. The Zacks Consensus Estimate is 50 cents a share for the second quarter of fiscal 2011. This represents a year-over-year...

15Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Closes Secured Notes Sale

In a move to supplement its Financial Services Segment, Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) recently announced that its Credit Card Master Note Trust has concluded the sale of secured Notes worth $300 million.

The company distributed the...

11Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BGFV) Big Five Sporting Goods – Bear of the Day

Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) earnings of $0.13 per share for the first quarter 2011 missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.19, and also fell short of its own guidance range of $0.15 to $0.22 per share. The company posted a 43.5%...

6May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods 2011 First Quarter Earnings Fall Far Short of Estimates

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV) reported first quarter 2011 earnings per share of 13 cents, falling short of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 19 cents a share and trailing 43.5% from 23 cents per share reported in the same quarter...

5May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods Earnings Report Comfortably Beats Forecasts

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS), an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer, posted strong third quarter 2010 results, ended October 30, 2010, on the heels of higher sales and improved margins. Quarterly earnings climbed...

25Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods Second Quarter Margin Improves

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS), an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer, posted impressive second quarter 2010 results, ended July 2010, on the heels of higher sales and improved margins. Quarterly earnings climbed to...

24Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods – Bear of the Day

Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) posted a 0.5% decline in same-store sales during the second quarter of 2010, missing its own prediction of low-single digit growth. Consequently, the company slashed its earnings guidance for the second...

3Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Earnings Report Tops Consensus

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS), an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer, posted better-than-expected first quarter 2010 results on the heels of higher sales and improved margins. The company’s sustained effort to drive...

24May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HIBB) Hibbett Sports Incorporated – Bull of the Day

We maintain our Outperform recommendation on Hibbett Sports (HIBB) as we anticipate it to perform well above the market. Its sharp focus towards mid-sized and smaller markets and a strategic mix of branded as well as localized merchandise...

25Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Boasting a healthy balance sheet, viable strategy and improving operating efficiencies, Cabela’s (CAB) offers investors a strong growth profile. Cabela’s remains on course to achieve its targeted long-term return on invested...

29Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Upgraded to Outperform by Analyst

Boasting a healthy balance sheet, viable strategy, and improving operating efficiencies, Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) offers investors one of the strongest growth profiles. This prompts us to upgrade our recommendation to Outperform from...

27Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAB) Cabela’s Inc. – Earnings Guidance Raised

Cabela’s, Inc. (CAB) continues to be on a hot streak as it recently surprised on estimates for the second quarter in a row by a large margin and raised full year guidance.

On Oct 27, the hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor...

7Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DKS) Dick’s Sporting Goods – Rare Retail Example Posting Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth

Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) is one of the few companies in the challenging consumer environment that is posting year-over-year revenue growth.

Company Description

Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. is a sporting goods retailer...

6Oct2009 | | 0 comments | Continued