Hot Topic, Inc.(HOTT)- NASDAQ
HOTT is defunct since June 12, 2014. Merger with Sycamore partners
  • Mar. 7, 2013, 1:10 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: IMMR +39%. AFFY +36%. HOTT +29%. CTC +26%. NAV +26%. GMXR +20%. REE +18%. HIMX +18%. CIEN +17%. MITK +17%.
    Midday top 10 losers: SCTY -14%. AV -12%. BAA -12%. HTHT -12%. YY -11%. BORN -10%. MCOX -9%. MTG -9%. BLDP -9%. JRCC -9%.
    | Mar. 7, 2013, 1:10 PM
  • Aug. 15, 2012, 6:02 PM
    More on Hot Topic (HOTT): Q2 results miss estimates, despite losses narrowing on better overall revenue an margins. Gross margin widened to 34.1% from 32.2%, as overhead expenses fell 6.2%. Shares -3% AH.
    | Aug. 15, 2012, 6:02 PM
  • Aug. 15, 2012, 4:07 PM
    Hot Topic (HOTT): Q2 EPS of -$0.02 in-line. Revenue of $157.8M (+4.6% Y/Y) misses by $1.5M. Shares +1.2% AH. (PR)
    | Aug. 15, 2012, 4:07 PM
  • May 16, 2012, 4:03 PM
    Hot Topic (HOTT): Q1 EPS of $0.09 beats by $0.02. Revenue of $172M (+6.4% Y/Y) in-line. Shares -5.7% AH. (PR)
    | May 16, 2012, 4:03 PM
  • May 2, 2012, 1:01 PM
    Shares of Hot Topic (HOTT +5.3%) run up after B. Riley identifies the company as an attractive buyout candidate. The firm's market cap of $437M sits right in what has become a sweet spot for M&A deals.
    | May 2, 2012, 1:01 PM
  • Mar. 8, 2012, 9:58 AM

    HotTopic (HOTT +10.9%) shares soar at the open following its Q4 earnings beat and announcement of a dividend increase. Although revenues dipped 1.2% Y/Y, total comp-store sales rose 1.3%. The teen retailer saw improved profit margins, and as the effect of cost-cutting measures takes hold, it also sees better than expected results for the current quarter.

    | Mar. 8, 2012, 9:58 AM
  • Mar. 7, 2012, 4:11 PM
    Hot Topic (HOTT): Q4 EPS of $0.21 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $210M (-1.2% Y/Y) in-line. Shares +3.5% AH. (PR)
    | Mar. 7, 2012, 4:11 PM
  • Nov. 21, 2011, 10:11 AM
    Shares of Hot Topic (HOTT) move 3.2% higher after the firm catches an upgrade from Piper Jaffray to Overweight from Neutral. The stock is starting to become a favorite of analysts after landing a ringing endorsement from Roth and positive comments from Needham within the last week.
    | Nov. 21, 2011, 10:11 AM
  • Nov. 18, 2011, 11:48 AM
    Clothing retailer Hot Topic (HOTT), which posted FQ2 results earlier this week, is up 3.3% after Roth's Elizabeth Pierce upgrades shares to Buy. Pierce expects The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, which opens in theaters today, to boost demand for Hot Topic's merchandise. Breaking Dawn currently sports an IMDB rating of 3.8/10.
    | Nov. 18, 2011, 11:48 AM
  • Aug. 18, 2011, 8:35 AM

    Clothing retailer Hot Topic (HOTT) falls 5% premarket after reporting Q2 revenue of $150.9M (+1% Y/Y) and EPS of -$0.14; the former beat consensus by $2.9M, but the latter missed by $0.06. Same-store sales rose 2.6%. The company expects Q3 EPS of $0.17-$0.23 - that beats an $0.08 consensus, but excludes $0.17 in restructuring charges.

    | Aug. 18, 2011, 8:35 AM
  • Aug. 15, 2011, 3:32 PM

    Specialty retailer Hot Topic (HOTT +3.8%) ticks higher late in the day after Piper Jaffray ups the stock to neutral. Piper cites improving top-line trends in its Torrid division and a solid H2 licensing pipeline with the upcoming release of a new Twilight movie.

    | Aug. 15, 2011, 3:32 PM
Company Description
We are a mall- and web-based specialty retailer operating the Hot Topic® and Torrid® concepts, as well as the e-space music discovery concept, ShockHoundTM. At Hot Topic, our business strategy is built on the foundation of pop culture and its relevance to our target teen customer. Within pop... More
Sector: Services
Industry: Apparel Stores
Country: United States