NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR), and Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LL). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1140-100free
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 9, 2014, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Bed Bath & Beyond) reported its financial results for Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 (period ended March 1, 2014). Q4 FY 2013 net sales decreased 5.8% YoY to $3.2 billion. Q4 FY 2013 net earnings were $333.3 million or $1.60 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $373.9 million or $1.68 per diluted share in Q4 FY 2012. Full-year FY 2013 net sales increased 5.4% YoY to $11.5 billion. FY 2013 net earnings were $1.0 billion or $4.79 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $1.0 billion or $4.56 per diluted share in FY 2012. The Company is anticipating net earnings per diluted share to be approximately $0.92 to $0.96 for Q1 FY 2014, and to increase by a mid-single digit percentage for all of FY 2014. The full analyst notes on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
Fastenal Company Analyst Notes
On April 10, 2014, Fastenal Company (Fastenal) reported that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.25 per share to be paid in cash on May 23, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 25, 2014. The Company said that its Board of Directors intends to continue paying quarterly dividends, provided that any future determination as to payment of dividends will depend upon the financial condition and results of operations of the Company and such other factors as are deemed relevant by the Board of Directors, such as income tax rates related to dividends. The full analyst notes on Fastenal Company are available to download free of charge at:
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) announced the expansion of its Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program to offer financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in public safety programs. The Company said that in support of the growing need for public safety professionals, Grainger believed it was important to offer scholarships to students pursuing careers in law enforcement, emergency preparedness, emergency medical services and fire safety. Grainger said that in addition to expanding its Tools for Tomorrow scholarship focus, it also has invited 25 new community college partners to participate in the program. The Company stated that it will now offer a total of 250 scholarships, of $2,000 each, starting in the 2014-2015 school year. Grainger said that one half of these scholarships are reserved for US military veteran students. The full analyst notes on W.W. Grainger, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 10, 2014, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (Pier 1 Imports) reported its financial results for Q4 FY 2014 and full-year FY 2014 (period ended March 1, 2014). Q4 FY 2014 net sales decreased 6.5% YoY to $515.8 million. Q4 FY 2014 net income was $42.6 million or $0.41 per diluted share, compared to net income of $61.7 million or $0.58 per diluted share in Q4 FY 2013. Full-year FY 2014 net sales increased 3.9% YoY to $1.8 billion. FY 2014 net income was $107.5 million or $1.01 per diluted share, compared to net income of $129.4 million or $1.20 per diluted share in FY 2013. The full analyst notes on Pier 1 Imports, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 9, 2014, Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (Lumber Liquidators) announced that it intends to release Q1 2014 financial results on April 30, 2014, followed by a conference call and audio webcast on April 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET, to discuss the results. The full analyst notes on Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
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