Thu, Aug. 27, 10:37 AM
- Retail all-stars are firing back up the momentum engine as sentiment improves on global and U.S. growth.
- Michael Kors (KORS +4.5%), Lululemon (LULU +4.1%), and Under Armour (UA +4%) are all well in front of market averages. The trio has shown above-average volatility over the last two weeks as concerns on consumer spending trends in the U.S. and demand in Asia have cropped up.
Tue, Aug. 11, 10:00 AM
- The currency devaluation fired off in China is hitting select consumer goods and services stocks.
- China Southern Airlines (ZNH -18.2%) and China Eastern Airlines (CEA -17.4%) are feeling the sharpest impact.
- Macau gaming stocks trade weaker with Melco Crown (MPEL -2.7%), Las Vegas Sands (LVS -2%), Wynn Resorts (WYNN -3.1%), and MGM Resorts (MGM -0.8%) all lower.
- Luxury retailers are also feeling a pinch due to the F/X headache. Decliners include Tiffany (TIF -2.1%), Ralph Lauren (RL -1.3%), Gucci (OTC:PPRUF, OTCPK:PPRUY), Prada (OTCPK:PRDSF), Hermes (OTCPK:HESAF), Fossil (FOSL -1.5%), Michael Kors (KORS -0.6%), Coach (COH -1.7%), Movado (MOV -1.8%), Kering (OTC:PPRUF), Burberry (OTCPK:BURBY), and Swatch (OTCPK:SWGAY -5.4%).
Thu, Aug. 6, 9:15 AM
Thu, Aug. 6, 7:19 AM
- Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) reports sales were up 13.4% on a constant currency basis in FQ1.
- Retail net sales were up 9% to $523M (+16% constant currency).
- Wholesale sales rose 4.2% to $424M (+9.7% constant currency).
- Licensing revenue +20.5% to $38.7M.
- Sales in Europe were up 17% to $217M (+42% constant currency).
- Gross profit rate -100 bps to 61.2% as F/X swings played in.
- Operating margin fell 490 bps to 25.2%, driven lower by the retail segment.
- Guidance: Michael Kors sees FQ2 revenue of $1.06B-$1.08B vs. $1.11B consensus.
- Previously: Michael Kors Holdings beats by $0.12, beats on revenue
- KORS +6.61% premarket to $42.10.
Thu, Aug. 6, 7:05 AM
Thu, Jul. 16, 10:12 AM
- Some popular momentum-driven retail stocks are starting off the day in reverse with Michael Kors (KORS -2.7%), Coach (COH -0.2%), Pacific Sunwear (PSUN -1.9%), Vera Bradley (VRA -3.3%), Fossil (FOSL -0.6%), Lululemon (LULU -0.6%), Kate Spade (KATE -0.4%) and Under Armour (UA -3.5%) all lower.
- While OTR Global is with a fresh note on UA and KORS in which expectations are reeled in, pricing trends and China are also looming over the sector.
Wed, May 27, 12:47 PM
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Wed, May 27, 7:14 AM
- Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) reports revenue rose 23.3% in FQ4 on a constant currency basis.
- Revenue in North America was up 13.7% to $840.5M during the quarter off a -6.7% comp.
- Revenue in Europe rose 33.5% to $219.8M.
- Gross profit rate -150 bps to 58.4%.
- Guidance: FQ1 revenue of $930M to $950M expected vs. $1.09B consensus.
- Previously: Michael Kors Holdings misses by $0.01, revenue in-line
- KORS +0.51% premarket.
Wed, May 13, 10:15 AM
- Weak guidance issued from Ralph Lauren (RL -2.2%) is having a ripple effect on some high-end retail stocks.
- Issues with merchandising, F/X pressure, and lower demand from international tourism pestered Ralph Lauren in Q1 and could continue to be a theme looking forward.
- Previously: Polo Ralph Lauren beats by $0.09, beats on revenue (May. 13 2015)
- Previously: More on Ralph Lauren's FQ4 (May. 13 2015)
- Michael Kors (KORS -1.3%), Coach (COH -0.4%), Movado (MOV -0.5%), Fossil (FOSL -1.7%), and Vera Bradley (VRA -0.3%) are all lower than market averages.
Tue, Apr. 7, 2:47 PM
- Global clothing stocks are outperforming broad market averages on the day.
- There was some positive commentary out early from Credit Agricole which may have set up the sector for some bids.
- Demand has been improved of late in some Asian markets, while F/X challenges continue to be a large drag for some sellers.
- On the expense side, cotton prices are 28% below the level of a year ago.
- Gainers: Lululemon (LULU +4.2%), Sequential Brands Group (SQBG +6.8%), PVH Corp. (PVH +1.6%), Iconix Brand Group (ICON +1.2%), Ralph Lauren (RL +1.3%), G-III Apparel (GIII +2.1%), Michael Kors (KORS +2%).
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Fri, Feb. 13, 12:03 PM
- Select luxury stocks are out-performing market averages.
- A couple of analyst upgrades this week and some volume gains for global sellers against F/X headwinds have helped to lift sentiment.
- Gainers: Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) +2.2%, Coach (NYSE:COH) +1.1%, Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) +1.5%, Tumi Holdings (NYSE:TUMI) +1.8%, Avond Products (NYSE:AVP) +3.7%, Revlon (NYSE:REV) +1.1%,
Thu, Feb. 5, 2:50 PM
- Michael Kors (KORS -2.6%) CEO John Idol announced during the firm's earnings call that it will enter the wearables technology market with new products.
- A product announcement could be made before summer.
- Shares of KORS moved higher after today's call.
- Earnings call webcast
- Previously: Michael Kors Holdings beats by $0.15, beats on revenue
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