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Stock-Callers.com tracks the performances of these US Specialty Retail companies: The Michaels Cos. Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK), ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA), Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC), and HSN Inc. (NASDAQ: HSNI). Specialty retailers are retailers and wholesalers concentrating on a single class of goods. Bookstores, office supply stores, pet stores, are some of examples of specialty retailers. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Irving, Texas headquartered The Michaels Cos. Inc.'s shares declined 0.97%, finishing last Friday's session at $23.53. A total volume of 1.06 million shares was traded. Over the last month and since the start of this year, the stock has advanced 4.90% and 6.42%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 0.91%. Additionally, shares of Michaels Cos., which owns and operates a chain of arts and crafts specialty retail stores under the Michaels and Aaron Brothers names in North America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 46.26.
On December 6th, 2016, Michaels Cos. reported that net sales increased 5.0% to $1.227 billion in Q3 2016 from $1.168 billion in Q3 2015. The company's net income was $76.5 million in Q3 2016, compared to $76.8 million in Q3 2015. As a percent of net sales, the company's Q3 2016 net income was 6.2% compared to 6.6% in Q3 2015.
On December 7th, 2016, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $28 a share to $27 a share. Your complete research report on MIK can be retrieved for free at:
ULTA Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance
On Friday, shares in Bolingbrook, Illinois-based ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. ended the session 0.85% lower at $251.14. The stock recorded a trading volume of 646,819 shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.26% in the last month, 3.61% in the previous three months, and 35.75% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.62% and 8.44%, respectively. Moreover, shares of the Company, which operates as a specialty retailer in the US, have an RSI of 50.83.
On December 1st, 2016, ULTA announced that its net sales increased 24.2% to $1.13 billion in Q3 2016, compared to net sales of $910.7 million in Q3 2015. The company's operating income for Q3 2016 improved 26.1% to $139.7 million, compared to $110.8 million, or 12.2% of net sales, in Q3 2015. ULTA's net income surged 23.2% to $87.6 million in Q3 2016, compared to $71.1 million in Q3 2015. ULTA free report is just a click away at:
Atlanta, Georgia-based Genuine Parts Co.'s stock saw a slight drop of 0.22%, to close the day at $98.63. A total volume of 747,859 shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 733,640 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 10.11% in the last one month, 0.75% over the previous three months, and 18.00% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.68% above its 50-day moving average and 2.36% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Genuine Parts have an RSI of 61.58.
On November 14th, 2016, Genuine Parts announced that its Board of Directors, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.6575 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable January 03rd, 2017 to shareholders of record December 09th, 2016. Sign up for your complimentary research report on GPC at:
Shares in St. Petersburg, Florida headquartered HSN Inc. recorded a trading volume of 331,996 shares. The stock ended at $36.75, slightly down 0.14% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have advanced 1.23% in the past month. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 2.53%. Furthermore, shares of HSN Inc., which operates as an interactive multi-channel retailer in the US, have an RSI of 44.87.
On November 17th, 2016, HSN announced that it has partnered with Comfortably You, LLC to launch an exclusive sleepwear, loungewear, and intimates lifestyle collection, Comfortably You™, on HSN on January 26th, 2017. Comfortably You is led by renowned sleepwear designer Carole Hochman and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Naked Brand Group, Inc., an innovative inner fashion and lifestyle brand. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on HSNI at:
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