NEW YORK, February 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
For today, Stock-Callers.com draws investors' attention to the Services sector which creates services rather than tangible goods. These include banking, communications, wholesale and retail trades, engineering, computer software development, and medicine, among a number of other services. Equities under review this morning are: Lowe's Cos. Inc. (NYSE: LOW), The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE: WSM), and Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
Mooresville, North Carolina-based Lowe's Cos. Inc.'s shares saw a drop of 1.30%, finishing Thursday's trading session at $75.80. A total volume of 5.65 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 5.35 million shares. The stock has advanced 2.43% in the past month, 9.74% in the previous three months, and 7.10% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.98% and 2.14%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Lowe's, which operates as a home improvement retailer, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.93.
On February 06th, 2017, research firm Bernstein initiated an 'Underperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $66 per share.
On February 22nd, 2017, in conjunction with the Lowe's Companies' Q4 2016 earnings press release, the Company announced that it will host its conference call on March 01st, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. ET. Free research report on LOW is available at:
On Thursday, shares in Atlanta, Georgia-based The Home Depot Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.18 million shares, and ended the session 0.37% lower at $144.71. The stock has gained 4.82% in the last one month, 13.46% over the previous three months, and 7.93% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading 5.57% and 10.17% above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Home Depot, which operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me, and professional customers, have an RSI of 73.15.
On February 23rd, 2017, Home Depot announced that it recycled more than one million pounds of rechargeable batteries in 2016 through its in-store takeback program, in partnership with Call2Recycle®. Home Depot is Call2Recycle's first North American retail partner to achieve this milestone in a single year.
Yesterday, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal-Weight' to 'Overweight' while revising its previous target price from $150 a share to $165 a share. The complimentary research report on HD can be downloaded at:
Shares in San Francisco, California headquartered Williams-Sonoma Inc. closed at $47.34, down 1.74% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.29 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 1.20 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 4.26% below their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Williams-Sonoma, which operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for home, have an RSI of 45.20.
On February 13th, 2017, Williams-Sonoma announced that it will bring its family of home furnishings brands to South Korea through a franchise agreement with Hyundai Livart Furniture Co. Ltd. Livart, an affiliate of Hyundai Department Store Group, will have exclusive rights to operate stores, shop-in-shops, and e-commerce for the following brands in the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio: Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm.
On February 13th, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Market Perform' while revising its previous target price from $61 a share to $51 a share. Visit us today and access our complete research report on WSM at:
At the closing bell yesterday, shares in Toano, Virginia headquartered Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. ended 1.54% lower at $17.91. A total volume of 1.48 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 697,110 shares. The stock has advanced 13.35% in the last one month, 5.23% in the previous three months, and 13.79% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.44% and 11.60%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories, have an RSI of 68.83.
On February 21st, 2017, Lumber Liquidators announced that net sales in Q4 2016 were $244.9 million, up 4.3% on a y-o-y basis. The Company's net loss for Q4 2016 was $5.5 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $19.8 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for Q4 2015. Get free access to your research report on LL at:
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