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- The following stocks were the Russell 2000's worst performers in 2014:
- KWK -93.5%. WLT -91.7%. AMZG -89.5%. PHMD -88.2%. EXXI -88%. RGDO -86.8%. REN -85.4%. HERO -84.7%. EOX -84.3%. MCP -94.3%. CVEO -84.2%. BPZ -84.1%. FWM -82.6%. MILL -82.2%. NADL -81.6%. VRNG -81.4%. CYTX -81%. SALT -80.5%. PRKR -80%. MBII -79.7%. NTLS -79.2%. COVS -78.9%. KEG -78.9%. MM 78 MPO -77%. ANR -76.6%. EXEL -76.5%. SZYM -76.3%. CONN -76.2%. ANV -75.5%. GALT -75.5%. ZQK -74.8%. ARO -74.5%. REXX -74.1%. GDP -74%. FUEL -73.8%. QRHC -73.7%. VTG -73.4%. RLOC -73%. XONE -72.2%.
Dec. 9, 2014, 12:45 PM
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Dec. 9, 2014, 8:28 AM
- Shares of Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) plummet in early trading after Q3 results disappoint.
- A large miss on the company's bottom line is largely attributable to credit management issues which have led to delinquent accounts.
- Investors were also rattled today by the sudden departure of Conn's CFO Brian Taylor and the withdrawal of 2015 and 2016 guidance.
- CONN -35.9% premarket to $22.59.
Dec. 9, 2014, 7:22 AM
- Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) reports same-store sales dipped 1.0% in FQ3.
- Sales of furniture and mattresses rose 37% to $86.82M to mark 28.5% of total sales.
- Conn's saw a 5.5% boost in TV same-store sales during November on increased demand for Ultra HD TVs.
- A tighter credit underwriting policy by Conn's impacted results compared to a year ago.
- Retail gross margin rate +50 bps to 40.6%.
- Customer balances between 31 to 60 days overdue -30 bps to 3.3%.
- Guidance: Same-store sales are expected to increase 0% to 3% in Q4. A retail gross margin rate of 39.0% to 40.0% is forecast. Conn's pulls guidance for 2015 and 2016 due to its ongoing review of strategic alternatives.
Dec. 9, 2014, 7:10 AM
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Oct. 7, 2014, 8:23 AM
- Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) might at least take a look at buying Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN), theorizes Barron's Ben Levisohn.
- The retail chain has a deep penetration in the southern part of the U.S. where Best Buy's footprint is a bit thinner.
- Shares of Conn's are down 59% YTD, although much of the concern from investors is focused on the credit side of the business.
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- NPD Group reports the U.S. small home appliance saw sales rise 4% to $19.6B for the year ending June 2014.
- Perhaps a surprise, growth in the rice cooker and electric kettles categories were stronger than what was seen for single-serve brewing systems and countertop blenders.
- Related stocks: GMCR, SBUX, WHR, CONN, HGG, HD, NC, SWK, SODA,
Sep. 5, 2014, 2:26 PM
- Conn's (CONN -2.3%) pulls up just a bit out of its post-earnings tailspin, with board member Scott Thompson buying 10K shares today at $28.80 each to go with 16.1K shares he purchased on Wednesday at $30.89 each. His holdings now stand at 38,941 shares.
- Down near $27 earlier in the session, the stock has bounced back to $28.74 at the moment.
- Previously: In-house financing leaves Conn's exposed
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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.
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