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Can Dick's Sporting Goods Run After A Rough Start To 2014?

2013 was a great year for Dick's Sporting Goods' (NYSE:DKS) share price. The company paid out its quarterly dividend which amounted to a total payout of $0.50 per share, and it also saw its share price jump nearly 30%. At the same time, 2013 was a very ho-hum year fundamentally for the big box sporting goods giant. Can the firm put it together in 2014, or is the company destined for mediocre performance?

2013 Financials: Lackluster

2013 was certainly not the best year for Dick's Sporting Goods from a financial performance standpoint. While adding 40 new Dick's Sporting Goods stores and 1 new Golf Galaxy, total sales grew only 6.5% (up 7.8% on a like for like comparison)....

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