Conn's, Inc.
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  • May 22, 2015, 9:28 AM
    • Oppenheimer slots Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) at Perform after having the retailer previously set at Outperform.
    • The investment firm based its action on valuation after watching shares of Conn's more than double from their December lows.
    • CONN -1.52% premarket to $39.49.
    | May 22, 2015, 9:28 AM
  • May 11, 2015, 11:59 AM
    • Piper Jaffray sees a strong possibility Conn's (CONN +6.9%) will sell its loan portfolio.
    • A sale could generate as much as $1.2B for the company.
    • Another positive catalyst identified by Piper is a potential new strategy by Conn's to sell off all receivables immediately after they are underwritten to remove credit risk.
    • Shares of Conn's are rated Overweight by Piper with a $45 price target.
    • Piper Jaffray research note
    | May 11, 2015, 11:59 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 5, 2015, 6:45 AM
    | May 5, 2015, 6:45 AM
  • Apr. 9, 2015, 7:25 AM
    • Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) reports same-store sales fell 6.8% in March.
    • The furniture and mattress category fell off 9.9%, while the home office comp was -16.2%.
    • The company says inventory disruptions tied to the West Coast port slowdown was a major influence during the month.
    • The 60-day delinquency rate at Conn's fell 50 bps M/M to 8.7%.
    | Apr. 9, 2015, 7:25 AM
  • Mar. 31, 2015, 1:21 PM
    • Conn's (CONN +12.1%) trades higher after reporting earnings and disclosing it's considering a sale of its loan portfolio.
    • Execs talked about the deal during the earnings call, saying the company still plans to originate and underwrite loans.
    • Underwriting changes by the company will impact comps going forward.
    • Appliances, furniture, and mattresses are categories where comp growth can stay positive, maintains management.
    • Conn's earnings call webcast
    • Previously: Conn's EPS of $0.42
    • Previously: Conn's reports 1.3% comp, guides for margin improvement
    | Mar. 31, 2015, 1:21 PM
  • Mar. 31, 2015, 12:45 PM
    | Mar. 31, 2015, 12:45 PM
  • Mar. 31, 2015, 7:20 AM
    • Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) reports same-store sales rose 1.3% in FQ4, dragged down by a 5.8% comp slide in February.
    • Furniture and mattress sales +25% to $90.33M.
    • Home appliance sales +19.5% to $84.46M.
    • Consumer electronics sales +21.9% to $108.37M
    • Retail gross margin -110 bps to 39.5%.
    • 60-day customer delinquency rate +90 bps Y/Y and -30 bps Q/Q to 9.7%.
    • FY16 guidance: A flat to low single-digit comp is seen. Retail gross margin expected to improve to 40% to 41%.
    • Previously: Conn's EPS of $0.42
    • CONN -0.1% premarket.
    | Mar. 31, 2015, 7:20 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mar. 31, 2015, 6:07 AM
    • Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN): Q4 EPS of $0.42 may not be comparable to consensus of $0.63.
    • Revenue of $426.7M (+18.2% Y/Y) beats by $5.97M.
    | Mar. 31, 2015, 6:07 AM
  • Mar. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM
    | Mar. 30, 2015, 5:30 PM | 1 Comment
  • Mar. 27, 2015, 7:06 AM
    • Piper Jaffray upgrades Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) to an Overweight rating from Neutral.
    • The investment firm lifts its price target to $38 from $20.
    • Shares of Conn's are already on a +51% YTD run as enthusiasm over a recovery of earnings has taken hold.
    • CONN +0.6% premarket to $28.55.
    | Mar. 27, 2015, 7:06 AM
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 10:11 AM
    • Shares of Conn's (CONN +11.9%) perk up after Citadel Advisors discloses it holds a 4.9% passive stake.
    • The morning rally is helping to make up for an early week slide in the stock.
    • SEC Form 13G
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 10:11 AM
  • Feb. 26, 2015, 9:30 AM
    • Prices on appliances fell 4.9% Y/Y in January, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    • Major appliances saw a 7.7% slide, including a 8.4% drop in laundry equipment prices.
    • Related stocks: WHR, CONN, BBY, HGG, SHLD, OTC:ELUXF, OTCPK:ELUXY.
    | Feb. 26, 2015, 9:30 AM
  • Feb. 9, 2015, 6:51 AM
    • Stifel Nicolaus upgrades Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) to a Buy rating from Hold.
    • The investment firm sets a lush price target of $33.
    • Shares +1.11% to $22.74 premarket.
    | Feb. 9, 2015, 6:51 AM
  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:12 AM
    | Feb. 5, 2015, 9:12 AM
  • Feb. 5, 2015, 6:44 AM
    • Conn’s (NASDAQ:CONN) Jan same-store sales: +4.9%.
    • Total Sales +16.8% Y/Y to $93.6M.
    | Feb. 5, 2015, 6:44 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 20, 2015, 5:38 PM
    | Jan. 20, 2015, 5:38 PM | 4 Comments
Company Description
Conn's Inc is a specialty retailer of branded durable consumer goods offering products such as furniture and mattresses, home appliances, consumer electronics and home office products. It also provides consumer credit to support its customers' purchases.
Sector: Services
Country: United States