Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Trading Up 1.8%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) shares were up 1.8% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $13.77 and last traded at $13.38, with a volume of 293,829 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.14.
The company has a 50-day moving average of $13.14 and a 200 day moving average of $15.70. The company’s market cap is $1.50 billion.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported ($1.86) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($3.20) by $1.34. The business had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.26 billion. The company’s revenue was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($3.48) EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Sears Holdings Corp. news, CEO Edward S. Lampert bought 57,261 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $14.34 per share, with a total value of $821,122.74. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction 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.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Sears Holdings Corp. stock. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) by 37.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund 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 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.