Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Shares Down 5.5%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) shares traded down 5.5% on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $14.75 and last traded at $14.88, with a volume of 588,649 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.74.
The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $15.37 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.03. The stock’s market cap is $1.50 billion.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 25th. The company reported ($2.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($3.48) by $1.45. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($2.40) EPS. The company had revenue of $2.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.43 billion. Sears Holdings Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 23rd. The stock was 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 accessible through this link. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L bought 778,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $13.02 per share, for a total transaction of $10,129,560.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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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