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Wed, Jan. 27, 7:51 AM
- KeyBanc Capital is taking a negative view of the home furnishings and merchandise sector.
- Haverty Furniture (NYSE:HVT) is downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight.
- Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) is taken to Sector Weight from Overweight.
- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is set at Underweight after being slotted at Sector Weight previously. BBBY -2.72% premarket to $42.86.
Dec. 23, 2015, 9:12 AM
Dec. 22, 2015, 7:16 PM
- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is off 5.3% after hours following a preview of its Q3 results that came in below the company's expectations.
- The company says net sales for its Q3 were about $3B -- up just 0.3% Y/Y, when it had forecast an increase of 1.8%-4%. Comparable sales look to have dropped 0.4% (or flat in constant currency).
- With that baseline, the firm now sees comparable sales from the beginning of Q4 through Christmas up 1%.
- The disappointing sales also point to an expected EPS of $1.07-$1.10 for Q3, lower than the company's previously expected $1.14-$1.21 (and consensus expectations for $1.17).
- It'll report Q3 results after the close on Jan. 7.
Oct. 5, 2015, 10:40 AM
- Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY +2.4%) are active on unconfirmed rumors JPMorgan has been tasked with exploring a sale of the company.
- Bed Bath & Beyond has been viewed as a potential target for most of the year amid its share price slide.
Jun. 24, 2015, 4:38 PM
- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) reports comparable-store sales gained 2.2% in FQ1.
- The comp was clipped 30 bps by an unfavorable swing in the Canadian dollar.
- Operating profit fell during the quarter on higher SG&A expenses.
- The company says its modeling for a consistent 2% to 3% rise comparable-store sales for the fiscal year.
- Previously: Bed Bath & Beyond misses by $0.01, revenue in-line
- BBBY -1.05% after hours.
Jun. 1, 2015, 10:58 AM
Apr. 8, 2015, 5:38 PM
Feb. 25, 2015, 2:18 PM
Jan. 8, 2015, 4:42 PM
- Bed Bath & Beyond's (NASDAQ:BBBY) comparable store sales rose 1.7% Y/Y in FQ3, a slowdown from FQ2's 3.4%.
- The retailer continues to expect FQ4 EPS of $1.78-$1.83, in-line with a $1.80 consensus.
- FQ3 gross margin fell 80 bps Y/Y to 38.4%. SG&A spend rose 4% to $776.3M, slightly outpacing revenue growth of 3%.
- A $1.1B accelerated buyback was finished in December. $200M had been spent via BBBY's $2B buyback program as of Nov. 29.
- FQ3 results, PR
Nov. 20, 2014, 3:24 PM
- Home furnishing stocks stocks are in rally mode after Kirkland's (KIRK +22.9%) and Williams-Sonoma (WSM +8.3%) both top expectations.
- The development follows strong reports from Home Depot and Lowe's which also showed strong demand for home products.
- Gainers: Restoration Hardware (NYSE:RH) +6.4%, Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) +2.0%, Haverty Furniture (NYSE:HVT) +2.5%, Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) +2.0%, Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH) +2.9%.
Sep. 24, 2014, 9:20 AM
Sep. 23, 2014, 5:35 PM
Sep. 23, 2014, 4:17 PM
- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY): FQ2 EPS of $1.17 beats by $0.03.
- Revenue of $2.94B (+4.3% Y/Y) beats by $50M.
- Shares +5.8% AH.
Jul. 9, 2014, 9:09 AM
- Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Pier 1 Imports (PIR), and Williams-Sonoma (WSM) are on watch after The Container Store (TCS) CEO Kip Tindell paints an ugly picture for specialty retail.
- Tindell on retail: "...consumers seem to be buying homes and automobiles and even high ticket furniture which has kind of been in the doldrums since the great recession. But most segments of retail are a little like us, seeing more challenging sales certainly than we had hoped for early in 2014."
- The Container Store earnings call transcript
- TCS -16.1% premarket
Jul. 7, 2014, 8:46 AM
- Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) approves a new $2B share repurchase program on top of a plan which still has $861M remaining.
- The company expects the new buyback plan to be completed during FY16.
- BBBY +0.5% premarket
Jul. 7, 2014, 8:24 AM
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc operates a chain of retail stores. It operates under the names Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops, Harmon and Harmon Face Values, buybuy BABY & World Market or Cost Plus World Market.
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