All Posts Tagged With: "SHLD"

(JWN) Nordstrom Branches Out in Canada

In furtherance of its international expansion plans, Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) announced that it has identified a new store location in Canada, at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre as reported by the Wall Street Journal....

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(KIM) Kimco Realty Reiterated at Neutral

On Apr 5, 2013, we reiterated our long-term recommendation on Kimco Realty Corp. (KIM) at Neutral. This reflects the company’s strong fundamentals and strategic portfolio repositioning efforts that offer an enticing upside potential...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(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 | Continued

(LTD) Retail Industry Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Retailers procure goods in large quantities directly from manufacturers or wholesalers and sell these in smaller quantities to customers through retail shops or online. As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of the retail industry is an important economic indicator. As...

23Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holdings Unveils Fiscal 2012 Results

One of the leading broad line retailers in the United States, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) has recently provided an update on its fourth-quarter to-date results for the period ended on December 29, 2012. Apart from this, the...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holdings Retained at Neutral

We maintain our long term ‘Neutral’ recommendation on leading U.S. broad line retailer, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD), as the company continues to narrow down year-over-year losses in every quarter since the beginning of...

18Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LTD) Retail Industry Stock Outlook – November 2012 – Industry Outlook

As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of the retail industry is an important economic indicator. According to the National Retail Federation, retail accounts for about $2.5 trillion of annual U.S. GDP and acts as a barometer for measuring the health of the nation’s...

22Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Stock Market News for October 16, 2012 – Market News

Strong September retail sales data coupled with better-than-expected quarterly results by Citigroup drove the benchmarks into the positive territory yesterday. The positive tone helped benchmarks to rebound from its previous week’s losses and guided Dow to register its biggest gain in one month....

16Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JWN) Nordstrom’s Announces Latest Store Plans

The store expansion plans of leading fashion retailer, Nordstrom Inc. (JWN), are in full swing. The Seattle-based retailer, yesterday, announced that it has two new Nordstrom full-line stores in the pipeline, scheduled to be opened...

18Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Jobless Claims Stay Range-Bound

We’re again chock-full of data this morning: Initial Jobless Claims are up, Housing Starts are down, Building Permits are up quite a bit, and earnings reports are mixed. Initial Jobless Claims remain range-bound in the 360-370K area, up 200K this week to 366K from an upwardly revised...

22Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Jobless Claims Stay Range-Bound

We’re again chock-full of data this morning: Initial Jobless Claims are up, Housing Starts are down, Building Permits are up quite a bit, and earnings reports are mixed. Initial Jobless Claims remain range-bound in the 360-370K area, up 200K this week to 366K from an upwardly revised...

20Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XHB) Stock Market News for August 17, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks posted decent gains on Thursday backed by encouraging earnings from Cisco and a statement by Angela Merkel that all support would be provided to the ECB to help fix Euro-zone debt woes.  Yesterday’s gains boosted S&P 500 closer to its highest levels since April 2 and the gains came...

17Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BBY) U.S. Retail Industry Stock Outlook – August 2012 – Industry Outlook

Retailers procure goods in large quantities directly from manufacturers or wholesalers and sell them in small quantities to customers through a retail outlet or online. As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of retail industry is an important economic indicator. As...

8Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WHR) Whirlpool Analyst Downgrades Shares to Neutral

We are downgrading our long-term recommendation on Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) to Neutral. The company might face significant headwinds due to its high customer concentration, rising input costs and price increments of its products. Following...

12Jul2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DLTR) Company News for May 18, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) posted first quarter earnings per share of $1.09, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.04 •    Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)...

18May2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WHR) Whirlpool Opens New Plant

Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) has opened a million-square-feet facility in East Tennessee that will manufacture premium cooking products. The new facility, replacing a 123-year-old plant at the same location, will add 130 jobs to the...

20Apr2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holdings Misses Forecasts Considerably

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) reported fourth-quarter 2011 adjusted earnings of 54 cents per share, well below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 68 cents per share. The earnings per share declined drastically from the prior-year...

25Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holding Corporation – Bear of the Day

Sears Holdings Co. (SHLD) continues to disappoint with its overall performance. The company’s third-quarter 2011 adjusted loss of $2.57 per share was wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $2.14 as well as prior-year...

13Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(COL) Company News for January 20, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    Online company eBay Inc’s (NASDAQ:EBAY) share prices rose 3.86%, after the company topped its fourth-quarter estimates, primarily due to heavy usage of its electronic payments site PayPal •    Share prices of car parts...

20Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BAC) Stock Market News for January 18, 2012 – Market News

The major US indices registered gains to close in the green after a slew of positive economic reports were released at home and in China. A successful debt auction in Europe added to the cheer. However, the gains were limited, as investors’ sentiments were dampened after the banking sector incurred...

18Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(COP) Company News for December 28, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Share prices of oil and gas company Endeavour International Corp (NYSE:END) increased 24.06% after the company agreed to purchase a stake in three oil fields from ConocoPhillips’ (NYSE:COP)...

29Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(XRT) Stock Market News for December 14, 2011 – Market News

Markets eroded initial gains on Tuesday after it emerged that the Federal Reserve had no new gifts to offer to the economy. The central bank also cautioned that the global financial scenario poses a serious threat for the domestic economy. Additionally, with the pre-holiday rush supposedly setting...

14Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(JCP) U.S. Holiday Preview – National Retail Federation

The National Retail Federation (“NRF”), an industry trade group, projects a 2.8% growth in sales, amounting to $465.6 billion, during the current November to December holiday season, lower than the 5.2% rise in the corresponding period of the previous year. Online retail may increase 15% to touch...

28Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WHR) Whirlpool Slips on Earnings – Lowers Outlook

Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) reported net earnings of $177 million or $2.27 per share in the third quarter of 2011, compared with $79 million or $1.02 per share in the prior-year quarter. However, the company incurred charges...

3Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SHLD) COOPER TIRE – Profit Tracks

Since inception in 1988, the S&P 500 has outperformed the Zacks #5 Rank List – Stocks to Sell Now by 80% annually (+2% versus +10%). While the rest of Wall Street continued to tout stocks during the market declines of the last few years, Zacks told investors which stocks to sell or avoid. Here...

26Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Shares Reiterated at Underperform

We have maintained our long-term Underperform recommendation on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD). The company is the fourth largest broadline retailer in the U.S. offering home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment, electronics,...

6Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holding Corporation – Bear of the Day

Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) disappoints with its overall second-quarter 2011 results. The company’s adjusted loss of $1.13 per share was well above the Zacks Consensus Estimated loss of $0.64 per share, while widening drastically...

3Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BAC) Stock Market News for August 19, 2011 – Market News

On Thursday, fears that another recession was in the offing gripped investors in both the domestic and global markets. US markets were plagued by a multitude of concerns and benchmarks incurred heavy losses. To make matters even worse, economic data, which could have been the only saving grace, further...

19Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APKT) Company News for August 19, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) posted a Q2 loss of $1.13, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate for a loss of $0.64 per share. Revenues for the quarter fell 1.2% year-over-year to $10.33 billion, surpassing the Zacks...

19Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SHLD) Sears Holding Corporation – Bear of the Day

Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) disappointed with its overall first-quarter 2011 results. The company posted a quarterly loss of $1.39 per share that plunged drastically from the prior-year quarter earnings of $0.16 primarily due to sluggish...

6Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued