Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Stock Price Down 4.7%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) shares traded down 4.7% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $13.89 and last traded at $14.15, with a volume of 170,398 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.85.
The stock’s market capitalization is $1.52 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $13.40 and a 200-day moving average of $15.54.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported ($1.86) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($3.20) by $1.34. The firm had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 billion. Sears Holdings Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($3.48) earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.82, for a total transaction of $105,626.26. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L acquired 270,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 27th. The shares were bought at an average price of $13.30 per share, for a total transaction of $3,598,980.00. 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 raised its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) by 37.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 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 0.15% of Sears Holdings Corp. worth $3,295,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
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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