Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Shares Down 3%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD)’s share price dropped 3% on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $15.12 and last traded at $15.16, with a volume of 357,075 shares. The stock had previously closed at $15.63.
The company’s 50-day moving average is $13.72 and its 200 day moving average is $15.24. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.60 billion.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported ($1.86) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($3.20) by $1.34. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($3.48) EPS. The company earned $5.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 billion. The company’s revenue was down 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. 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 firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.82, for a total value of $105,626.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L acquired 270,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 27th. The stock was 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 increased its stake in 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. 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 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Sears Holdings Corporation is an integrated retailer. The Company is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co (Sears). It operates through two segments: Kmart and Sears Domestic. It operates approximately 940 Kmart stores across over 50 states, Guam, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.
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