Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Trading Down 2.2%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) fell 2.2% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $14.37 and last traded at $14.54, with a volume of 167,146 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.87.
The firm’s market cap is $1.58 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $14.15 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.11.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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. The business had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.26 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($3.48) earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Fairholme Capital Management L bought 105,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $12.12 per share, with a total value of $1,276,236.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of Sears Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.82, for a total transaction of $105,626.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Sears Holdings Corp. stock. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) by 37.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure 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 about 0.15% of Sears Holdings Corp. worth $3,295,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
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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