Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) shares traded down 6.9% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $12.79 and last traded at $12.93, with a volume of 211,057 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.89.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $12.98 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.76. The firm’s market cap is $1.46 billion.

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported ($1.86) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($3.20) by $1.34. During the same period last year, the company posted ($3.48) EPS. The company had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.26 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) EPS for the current year.

In related news, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.82, for a total transaction of $105,626.26. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L acquired 105,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $12.12 per share, for a total transaction of $1,276,236.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Sears Holdings Corp. stock. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) by 37.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 160,248 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 44,000 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System owned about 0.15% of Sears Holdings Corp. worth $3,295,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Sears Holdings Corporation is an integrated retailer and a holding company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co (Sears). The Company operates through two business segments: Kmart and Sears Domestic. The Company operates a network of stores with approximately 1,725 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States, operating through Kmart and Sears.

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