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On Thursday, shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Francesca's Holdings Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.36 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 838,850 shares. The stock ended at $12.73, rising 0.55% from the last trading session. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 14.90%. Furthermore, shares of Francesca's, which through its subsidiaries operates a chain of retail boutiques, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 30.78.
On May 23rd, 2017, Francesca's announced plans to report Q1 FY17 financial results on June 06th, 2017, before the market opens. The Company also plans to hold a conference call to discuss its financial results that same day at 8:30 a.m. ET. A live webcast of the conference call will be available under the investor relations section of the Company's website.
On May 31st, 2017, research firm FBR & Co. upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Market Perform', with a target price of $14 per share. Access our complete research report on FRAN for free at:
Secaucus, New Jersey-based The Children's Place Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.46% lower at $107.70 with a total trading volume of 384,140 shares. The Company's shares have gained 4.97% over the previous three months and 6.69% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.60%. Furthermore, shares of Children's Place, which operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer, have an RSI of 39.54.
On May 30th, 2017, Children's Place announced the appointment of John J. Sullivan to the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer, effective June 12th, 2017. Mr. Sullivan will report to Michael Scarpa, COO, and will assume responsibility for Information Technology, Business Process, and Global Logistics and Distribution. The complimentary research report on PLCE can be downloaded at:
At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Jacksonville, Florida headquartered Stein Mart Inc. saw a slight drop of 0.68%, ending the day at $1.45. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.37 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 923,520 shares. The Company's shares are trading 36.63% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Stein Mart, which operates as a retailer that provides fashion merchandise products and related services in the US, have an RSI of 35.38.
On May 17th, 2017, Stein Mart announced financial results for Q1 ended April 29th, 2017. Net income for the quarter was $3.7 million; total sales were $337.3 million; gross profit was $95.6 million; and selling, general, and administrative expenses were $85.5 million. Inventories at the end of Q1 2017 were $322 million, cash provided by operating activities was $40.2 million, and capital expenditures totaled $7.2 million. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on SMRT at:
Kearney, Nebraska headquartered The Buckle Inc.'s shares ended the day 3.82% higher at $17.65 with a total trading volume of 450,249 shares. The stock is trading 2.53% below its 50-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the US, have an RSI of 49.34.
On June 01st, 2017, Buckle announced that comparable store net sales for stores, opened at least one year, for the four-week period ended May 27th, 2017 decreased 9.0%, in comparison to comparable store net sales for the four-week period ended May 28th, 2016. Net sales for the four-week fiscal month ended May 27th, 2017 decreased 8.8% to $61.5 million, compared to net sales of $67.4 million for the prior-year, four-week fiscal month ended May 28th, 2016. Download your free research report on BKE at:
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