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Today Stock-Callers.com has issued research reports on: Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST), Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED), and Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG). The Discount and Variety Stores industry includes companies that retail products from a variety of sectors to consumers. Many times, these companies are very large with hundreds or thousands of locations, and face little competition in the sector. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
On Wednesday, shares in Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.22 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.29% higher at $83.02. The Company's shares have gained 6.79% in the last one month, 8.30% over the previous three months, and 7.57% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.73% above its 50-day moving average and 2.25% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Dollar Tree, which operates variety retail stores in the US and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.24.
On May 09th, 2017, research firm Gordon Haskett initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $98 per share. The free research report on DLTR is available at:
Issaquah, Washington-based Costco Wholesale Corp.'s stock closed the day 0.77% lower at $171.35. A total volume of 2.55 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.38 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.12% in the past month, 5.85% in the previous three months, and 11.65% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 4.32% and 10.41% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Costco Wholesale, which together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses, have an RSI of 64.78.
On May 09th, 2017, research firm Gordon Haskett initiated an 'Accumulate' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $191 per share.
On May 09th, 2017, Costco Wholesale announced the pricing of its offering of $3.8 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes consist of the following tranches: $1.0 billion principal amount of 2.15% notes due May 18th, 2021; $800.0 million principal amount of 2.30% notes due May 18th, 2022; $1.0 billion principal amount of 2.75% notes due May 18th, 2024; and $1.0 billion principal amount of 3.00% notes due May 18th, 2027. The complimentary report on COST can be downloaded at:
Shares in Memphis, Tennessee headquartered Fred's Inc. recorded a trading volume of 722,534 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session 3.01% higher at $16.11. The Company's shares have advanced 4.14% in the past month and 7.12% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.30% and 22.72%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Fred's, which together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies, have an RSI of 62.22.
On May 04th, 2017, Fred's reported sales for the four-week fiscal month of April and the Q1 FY17, which ended April 29th, 2017. For the month of April, total sales decreased 3.0% year-over-year to $159.1 million, and total comparable store sales increased 1.2%. For Q1 2017, total sales decreased 3.0% to $532.9 million. Visit us today and download our complete research report on FRED for free at:
Columbus, Ohio headquartered Big Lots Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.80% higher at $50.59 with a total trading volume of 565,218 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.98% in the last one month and 1.28% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.10% and 1.90%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Big Lots, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the US, have an RSI of 56.42.
On April 26th, 2017, research firm Raymond James upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Strong Buy'.
On April 26th, 2017, Big Lots announced that their spring national point-of-sale campaign, benefiting Nationwide Children's Hospital, raised more than $2.3 million dollars. In the past three years, the Company has raised more than $8 million dollars via point-of-sale fundraising for Nationwide Children's. Get free access to your technical report on BIG at:
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