Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD)’s share price rose 3% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $14.34 and last traded at $14.12, with a volume of 157,827 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.71.

The stock’s market cap is $1.51 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.42 and a 200-day moving average of $15.49.

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last issued 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. The firm had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($3.48) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($12.45) earnings per share for the current year.

In other Sears Holdings Corp. news, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.82, for a total transaction of $105,626.26. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L purchased 270,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $13.30 per share, with a total value of $3,598,980.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

An institutional investor recently raised its position 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 disclosure 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 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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