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1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (FLWS)

  • Tue, Feb. 17, 10:57 AM
    • Shares of (NASDAQ:FLWS) cruise to a 52-week high of $11.00 on strong volume as the stock stays on a Valentine's Day rush.
    • FLWS hasn't traded at $11 since 2007.
    • Benchmark and Northcoast Research both had the rally pegged last fall, while Noble Financial missed with its call.
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  • Mon, Feb. 9, 1:44 PM
    • It's a brisk rally for (FLWS +7%) to start the the week which will end with one the company's busiest days of the year.
    • The National Retail Federation estimates Valentine's Day spending in the U.S. will increase 6.3% to $142.31 a person this year - a pace that easily tops the retail sales growth seen during the Christmas holiday season.
    • Shares of hit $10 for the first time since 2007.
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  • Mon, Feb. 2, 7:35 AM
    • (NASDAQ:FLWS) reports e-commerce revenue rose 127.15% to $409.08M in FQ2.
    • Segment sales: Consumer Floral: $99.6M (+2.54%); BloomNet Wire Service: $20.36M (+2.25%); Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets: $429.89M (+187.31%).
    • Gross margin rate +350 bps to 45.2%, primarily reflecting the contributions from Harry & David.
    • Adjusted EBITDA increased 188.8% to $100.74M.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Total net revenues: excess of $1.1B; Adjusted EBITDA: ~$90M; Adjusted EPS: $0.45 to $0.50.
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  • Sep. 2, 2014, 8:39 AM
    • (NASDAQ:FLWS) acquires Harry & David Holdings for $142.5M.
    • The company expects the addition of the well-known gift retailer to be immediately accretive to EBITDA and free cash flow.
    • FLWS +16.4% premarket
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  • Oct. 1, 2013, 9:33 AM
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    • PC Connection (PCCC -0.5%) has been started at Buy by Canaccord.
    • Computer Task Group (CTG -1.6%) has been upgraded to Buy by B. Riley.
    • 1-800-Flowers (FLWS +3.9%) has been upgraded to Buy by Brean.
    • T-Mobile USA (TMUS +1.1%) has been upgraded to Outperform by Oppenheimer.
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  • Sep. 30, 2013, 12:50 PM
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  • Aug. 30, 2011, 1:10 PM
    Despite an FQ4 earnings report showing narrower losses and double-digit sales growth, (FLWS -2.9%) trades lower after the online florist cuts its FY12 forecast due to a weak economy and flagging consumer demand.
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Company Description
1-800 Inc provides customers with gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and the finest selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and plush stuffed animals.