Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Trading Down 4.7%
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD)’s share price was 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 changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.85.
The company’s 50-day moving average is $13.31 and its 200-day moving average is $15.57. The company’s market cap is $1.50 billion.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported ($1.86) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($3.20) by $1.34. The company had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.26 billion. Sears Holdings Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned ($3.48) earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) earnings per share for the current year.
In other Sears Holdings Corp. news, Director Fairholme Capital Management L acquired 778,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $13.02 per share, for a total transaction of $10,129,560.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the 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 raised its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) by 37.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor 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 approximately 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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