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Cabela's Incorporated (CAB)

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  • Thu, Jul. 23, 8:34 AM
    • Cabela's (NYSE:CAB) reports consolidated comparable-store sales fell 0.9% in Q2.
    • Retail store revenue was 13.9% higher to $570M, while direct revenue fell 7% to $137M.
    • Strong demand for powersports, firearms, and ammunition helped to offset softness with some goods and apparel categories.
    • An increase in promotional activity contributed to a 120 bp drop in Cabela's merchandise gross margin.
    • Guidance: The company backs previous guidance for low-double-digit revenue growth and a high-single to low-double-digit EPS growth.
    • Previously: Cabela's misses by $0.06, misses on revenue
    • CAB -2.55% premarket to $50.40.
    | Thu, Jul. 23, 8:34 AM | 1 Comment
  • Thu, Feb. 12, 9:15 AM
    | Thu, Feb. 12, 9:15 AM | 5 Comments
  • Wed, Jan. 7, 1:29 PM
    • Sporting goods chains trade higher after a report on Dick's Sporting Goods going private throws a spotlight on the sector.
    • Big Five Sporting Goods (BGFV +3.1%), Hibbert Sports (HIBB +3.9%), and Cabela's (CAB +3.5%) are all well ahead of market averages.
    • Previously: Dick's surges on going-private speculation
    | Wed, Jan. 7, 1:29 PM | Comment!
  • Oct. 23, 2014, 12:45 PM
    | Oct. 23, 2014, 12:45 PM | 3 Comments
  • Oct. 23, 2014, 8:19 AM
    • Cabela's (NYSE:CAB) reports comparable-store sales fell 11.2% in Q3.
    • Retail store revenue +8.7% to $598.7M.
    • Financial services revenue +10.9% to $109.1M.
    • Operating margin +160 bps to 10.6%.
    • New stores significantly out-performed legacy stores during the period.
    • Lower demand for guns and ammunition than a year ago factored into results.
    | Oct. 23, 2014, 8:19 AM | Comment!
  • Aug. 27, 2014, 8:31 AM
    • Shares of Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR) and Cabela's (NYSE:CAB) fall in early trading after Smith & Wesson reports on a sharp decline in demand for long guns.
    • Previous: SWHC FQ1 results, guidance.
    • RGR -4.4% and CAB -0.9% premarket
    | Aug. 27, 2014, 8:31 AM | Comment!
  • May 20, 2014, 10:06 AM
    • Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS -16.1%) sinks to near a two-year low in a shocking drop after the company resets sales and profit expectations.
    • Though the company has a vibrant e-commerce channel, its massive retail footprint keeps scale an issue on the cost side. Weak demand for golf and hunting products also caught analysts by surprise.
    • The read from Dick's is creating a selling wave across the sporting goods sector.
    • Decliners: Cabela's (CAB) -5.4%, Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) -3.7%, Hibbett Sports (HIBB) -2.2%, Callaway (ELY) -4.7%, Nautilus (NLS) -1.9%.
    | May 20, 2014, 10:06 AM | Comment!
  • Apr. 24, 2014, 8:34 AM
    • Cabela's (CAB) showed lower sales in Q1 as it ran into a tough comparable from the year-ago period.
    • The company reports comparable store sales fell 21.7% as demand for firearms and ammunition was significantly lower than last year when gun legislation was a hot topic.
    • Merchandise margin fell 120 bps as Cabela's tested promotions in some key categories.
    • CAB -3.6% premarket
    | Apr. 24, 2014, 8:34 AM | Comment!
  • Feb. 13, 2014, 9:55 AM
    • Cabela's (CAB -12.6%) sinks after its Q4 report disappoints as store traffic suffered during the period.
    • Comparable-store sales fell 10.1% as last year's Q4 included a rush of ammunition demand post-Newtown.
    • Merchandise margin increased 40 bps to 36.6%.
    • Guidance from the company comes in below expectations.
    | Feb. 13, 2014, 9:55 AM | Comment!
  • Feb. 13, 2014, 9:13 AM
    | Feb. 13, 2014, 9:13 AM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 11, 2013, 10:02 AM
    • Smith & Wesson (SWHC +5%) trades higher following its FQ2 report and early look at FQ3 projections.
    • Execs with the company say they expected the big drop in November for NCIS background checks, a trend they see continuing through May of next year. They note the upcoming comparables run up against an enormous period of demand and they still see industry trends as positive.
    • Related stocks RGR, CAB.
    • Earnings call transcript
    | Dec. 11, 2013, 10:02 AM | 2 Comments
  • Oct. 24, 2013, 8:38 AM
    • Cabela's (CAB): Q3 EPS of $0.70 misses by $0.01.
    • Revenue of $850.8M (+14.8% Y/Y) misses by $3.7M. Shares -6.5% premarket. (PR)
    | Oct. 24, 2013, 8:38 AM | Comment!
  • Sep. 17, 2013, 2:51 PM
    • Sturm Ruger (RGR +2.4%), Cabela's (CAB +1.5%), and Smith & Wesson (SWHC +2.7%) trade higher after the stocks fell back in response to a mass shooting at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard yesterday.
    • Some early reaction to the tragedy is focused on the suspect's history of mental illness, although calls for stricter gun control laws are also part of the debate.
    • A broader theme in the weapons manufacturing sector is the trend toward slowing demand. Earlier this month, Smith & Wesson issued guidance for Q3 revenue which fell below the consensus estimate of analysts.
    | Sep. 17, 2013, 2:51 PM | 11 Comments
  • Jul. 30, 2013, 3:33 PM
    • Cabela's (CAB +2.2%) trades higher following a bullish call from Jim Cramer on last night's episode of Mad Money. "For guns, I'm going to own CAB," Cramer said.
    • The stock is up nearly 3% since the company reported Q2 earnings last week (comps growth came in at 10.5% for the quarter) and has benefited recently from a couple of bullish write-ups from CNBC and Businessweek.
    | Jul. 30, 2013, 3:33 PM | Comment!
  • Apr. 25, 2013, 1:28 PM
    Retail industry insiders are impressed with Cabela's (CAB) beyond just the rush of sales linked to the ongoing debate on gun control. Management has done a cracking job with execution and instilling brand loyalty - witnessed to a degree by the company boasting the highest percentage (95%) in retail of shoppers that use an in-store credit card for outside purchases. Cabela's shares are up 14.4% on the day and 54% YTD with bulls still maintaining the chain is nowhere near a point of saturation in the U.S.
    | Apr. 25, 2013, 1:28 PM | Comment!
  • Apr. 25, 2013, 9:12 AM
    Premarket gainers: MPG +23%. INFN +19%. AKAM +17%. FIO +16%. CLF +8%. YNDX +7%. NXST +7%. NOW +7%. CAB +6%. CAKE +6%.
    Losers: XIDE -15%. WHX -14%. INTU -13%. ZNGA -9%. MLNX -8%. AVEO -7%. CTXS -7%.
    | Apr. 25, 2013, 9:12 AM | 1 Comment
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Company Description
Cabela's Inc is a specialty retailer and a direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise. The Company operates in two segment retail and direct segments. It also issue the Cabela's CLUB Visa credit card.
Sector: Services
Country: United States