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Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

  • Nov. 16, 2012, 10:01 AM
    Shares of Sears Holdings (SHLD -13.4%) fall hard after the retailer's Q3 report doesn't give forward-looking investors much to latch onto. Author Lawrence McDonald's take on Sears summarizes the general vibe of traders: "Thank god for that real estate. That makes 23 straight quarters of negative sales growth at Sears Holdings."
  • Nov. 15, 2012, 5:42 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: EMAN +5.8%. ARUN +5.4%. KCG +4.2%. GPS +3.1%. VELT +2.9%.
    After-hours top losers: AAT -9.2%. CUBE -7.4%. SINA -6.2%. CTRX -5.6%. SHLD -5.5%.
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  • Nov. 15, 2012, 5:40 PM
    More on Sears (SHLD): Q3 beats on all counts, but net losses widened as same-store sales continued to weaken and a tax-benefit helped skew year-ago results. A weak economy continues to hurt demand. In the latest period, overall domestic same-store sales declined 3.1%, while same-store sales slipped 1.6% at the Sears chain and 4.8% at Kmart. Sears Canada's same store sales also declined by 5.7%. Shares -6% AH.
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  • Nov. 15, 2012, 4:21 PM
    Sears (SHLD): Q3 EPS of -$1.99 beats by $0.19. Revenue of $8.86B beats by $270M. Shares -4.3% AH. (PR)
  • Nov. 15, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: ADSK, AMAT, ARUN, ATW, DELL, DOLE, FMCN, GPS, INTU, MRVL, SHLD, SINA
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  • Nov. 14, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: ADSK, AMAT, ARUN, ATW, DELL, DOLE, FMCN, GPS, INTU, MRVL, SHLD, SINA
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  • Nov. 9, 2012, 12:03 PM
    Retail watchers keep a close eye on Target (TGT +0.6%) to see if the retailer matches the plans of Wal-Mart (WMT -0.2%) and Sears (SHLD +1.8%) to open up for Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving evening. Last year, the company drew a fair amount of internal and external criticism for opening doors at midnight, but with Macy's, Kohl's, and Best Buy all choosing the midnight slot this year the pressure is on to keep an edge with another early start.
  • Oct. 31, 2012, 10:04 AM
    Mall-based retailers and department stores are holding up relatively well in early trading after the effect of Hurricane Sandy was lined up as a major Q4 headwind. The trick now is to figure out which retail firms can recover lost sales. Two notables exceptions to the subdued trading pattern - J.C. Penney (JCP -4.8%) and Sears (SHLD -6.5%) - had a slightly higher percentage of stores in the path of Hurricane Sandy than the average in the sector.
  • Oct. 26, 2012, 10:38 AM
    Sears Holdings (SHLD +2.4%) trades higher as the company continues to shed stores this week. For technical traders, Minyanville calls attention to a chart showing a dramatically narrowing price range for shares as trading volume increases.
  • Oct. 23, 2012, 12:59 PM
    After giving up a number of stores to rival Nordstrom, Sears (SHLD +0.5%) looks to retrench in Canada with a plan to focus on its bread and butter of appliances and mattresses. The company also plans to lower prices and initiate a looser return policy to lure consumers back. The wildcard in the mix: Eddie Lampert might have his own ideas for his 51% stake in the division.
  • Oct. 12, 2012, 12:41 PM
    Trying to outguess Eddie Lampert can be a losing proposition, but a general consensus is forming over what Sears Holdings (SHLD -1.1%) investors might see next. Flush with a cash, a special dividend could be in the offing, while the antsy Lampert is also seen finalizing his plans to spinoff a portion of Sears Canada to uncork some more value.
  • Oct. 12, 2012, 12:35 PM
    Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHOS) trades below its opening bid after spinning off from Sears Holdings (SHLD -1.1%). When all the dust settles, the pure-play retail name is expected to bring in some buyers after it accounted for roughly $2.6B of SHLD's profits last year.
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  • Oct. 12, 2012, 12:20 PM
    The bulky catalog that retailers such as Sears (SHLD -1.3%) sent out for years gets a second act as more people flock back to the shopping alternative after the advent of Internet commerce sent it to the sidelines. Despite the extra costs, brands ranging from Victoria's Secret (LTD -0.7%) to Restoration Hardware (RSTO) have stepped up their catalogs to help drive sales.
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  • Oct. 9, 2012, 10:03 AM
    Consumer spending this holiday season should improve with fewer consumers saying they will spend less this year than last, according to a survey from NPD Group. The distraction of the national election to consumers and the media is teed up as an excuse for a late start to the buying season. Also, a slightly lower percentage of shoppers say they will run to discount stores such as Wal-Mart (WMT +0.1%), Target (TGT -0.1%), and Kmart (SHLD -0.1%) - while there is a slight uptick in those indicating they will hit off-price retailers such as TJMaxx (TJX), Marshalls, and Ross Stores (ROST -0.2%).
  • Oct. 9, 2012, 6:42 AM
    Sears Holdings (SHLD) says it expects to haul in $346.5M from the separation of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores after the rights offering came in fully subscribed. Another $100M will be paid to Sears Holdings in the form of a special cash dividend prior to the separation. The new company, to trade on the Nasdaq under the symbol SHOS, is set to operate 944 Sears Hometown Stores, 96 Sears Hardware Stores, and 76 Sears Home Appliance Showrooms.
  • Oct. 4, 2012, 1:12 PM
    Sears Holdings (SHLD +1.6%) is the latest retailer to slash layaway fees and add delivery options as it looks to stay competitive during the holiday season. One new option for customers is the ability to place items on layaway from store kiosks for later delivery to their houses.
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Company Description
Sears Holdings Corpalong with its subsidiaries is an integrated retailer with full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States, operating through Kmart and Sears.
Sector: Services
Country: United States