Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) Trading Down 2.5%
Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) were down 2.5% on Monday . The stock traded as low as $11.70 and last traded at $11.82, with a volume of 191,465 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.12.
The stock’s market cap is $1.26 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $14.62 and its 200 day moving average is $14.55.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 25th. The company reported ($2.03) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($3.48) by $1.45. The company had revenue of $2.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.43 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($2.40) EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corp. will post ($9.91) EPS for the current year.
In other Sears Holdings Corp. news, EVP Jeffrey A. Balagna sold 7,643 shares of Sears Holdings Corp. 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 transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Fairholme Capital Management L sold 1,900 shares of Sears Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.09, for a total value of $32,471.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 80.60% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SHLD. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Sears Holdings Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $11,376,000. Kingstown Capital Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. by 82.5% in the first quarter. Kingstown Capital Management L.P. now owns 1,825,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,941,000 after buying an additional 825,000 shares during the last quarter. Chou Associates Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. by 38.8% in the second quarter. Chou Associates Management Inc. now owns 1,431,610 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,484,000 after buying an additional 400,000 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. by 97.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 315,324 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,292,000 after buying an additional 155,368 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corp. during the first quarter worth about $2,069,000. Institutional investors own 69.09% of the company’s stock.
About Sears Holdings Corp.
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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