NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com revisits the Department Stores industry, which retails a broad range of general merchandise such as apparel, jewelry, cosmetics, home furnishings, general household products, toys, appliances, and sporting goods. Equities under assessment are Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS), The TJX Cos. Inc. (NYSE: TJX), Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
On Monday, shares in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin headquartered Kohl's Corp. saw a drop of 4.69%, ending the day at $39.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.55 million shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 8.17%. Moreover, shares of Kohl's, which offers private label, exclusive, and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products to children, men, and women customers, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.87.
On February 22nd, 2017, Kohl's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.55 per share, a 10% increase over its prior dividend. The dividend is payable March 22nd, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 08th, 2017.
On February 24th, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $47 a share to $43 a share. KSS complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Shares in Framingham, Massachusetts headquartered The TJX Cos. Inc. ended the day 0.28% lower at $78.60 with a total trading volume of 2.84 million shares. In the last month and the previous three months, the stock has gained 5.26% and 1.55%, respectively. Additionally, the Company's shares have advanced 4.98% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.21% and 3.17%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of TJX Cos., which operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 59.87.
On February 10th, 2017, research firm Susquehanna initiated a 'Positive' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $92 per share.
On February 22nd, 2017, TJX Cos. reported that net sales for Q4 FY17 increased 6% to $9.5 billion, over an 8% increase last year. The Company's consolidated comparable store sales for Q4 FY17 increased 3%, over last year's 6% increase. Net income for Q4 FY17 was $678 million and diluted earnings per share were $1.03, a 4% increase over Q4 FY16's $0.99. For the 52-week fiscal year ended January 28th, 2017, TJX's net sales were $33.2 billion. The Company's net income for FY17 was $2.3 billion and diluted earnings per share were $3.46. The complimentary report on TJX can be downloaded at:
At the close of trading on Monday, shares in Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears Holdings Corp. finished 1.31% lower at $7.52 with a total trading volume of 560,696 shares. The stock has advanced 13.94% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 7.88%. Additionally, shares of Sears Holdings, which operates as a retailer in the US, have an RSI of 46.32.
On February 10th, 2017, research firm Susquehanna initiated a 'Negative' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $4 per share.
On February 16th, 2017, Sears announced that it is opening a first-of-its-kind DieHard Auto Center Driven by Sears that is designed to meet the ever-changing needs of today's driver. The new store is located at 8551, Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, Texas. The DieHard Auto Center leverages interactive in-store merchandise displays and advanced diagnostic technology. Sign up for your complimentary research report on SHLD at:
Little Rock, Arkansas-based Dillard's Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 682,596 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 3.07% lower at $51.40. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 10.94%. Additionally, shares of Dillard's, which operates as fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the US, have an RSI of 35.43.
On February 22nd, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $65 a share to $55 a share.
On February 24th, 2017, Dillard's announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A and Class B Common Stock of the Company payable May 01st, 2017, to shareholders of record as of March 31st, 2017. Get free access to your research report on DDS at:
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