NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com shifts focus on Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS), Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA), Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC), and Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA). As per Moody's email to Retail Dive on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, the wider outlook for the Retail industry is fairly stable, despite weakness in the Specialty Retailers, Discounters and Warehouse Clubs, Department Stores, Drugstores, and Office Supply Stores sectors. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
Barnes & Noble
On Wednesday, shares in New York-based Barnes & Noble Inc. recorded a trading volume of 847,747 shares. The stock ended the session 1.16% lower at $8.50. The Company's shares are trading 5.61% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Barnes & Noble, which operates as a content and commerce company in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.71.
On April 27th, 2017, Barnes & Noble announced the promotion of Demos Parneros to CEO and a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Commensurate with the appointment of Mr. Parneros, Leonard Riggio will step down as CEO and remain Chairman of the Board of Directors. The free research report on BKS is available at:
Bolingbrook, Illinois-based Ulta Beauty Inc.'s stock closed the day 0.61% higher at $290.36 with a total trading volume of 457,606 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.95% in the past month, 7.72% in the previous three months, and 13.89% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.25% and 11.02% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Ulta Beauty, which operates as a beauty retailer in the US, have an RSI of 67.25.
On May 01st, 2017, research firm Piper Jaffray resumed its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $314 per share. The complimentary report on ULTA can be downloaded at:
Shares in Atlanta, Georgia-based Genuine Parts Co. recorded a trading volume of 724,484 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session 0.01% lower at $92.06. The Company's shares have advanced 1.90% in the past month. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 0.84%. Furthermore, shares of Genuine Parts, which distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, have an RSI of 50.25.
On April 20th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $94 a share to $96 a share.
On April 24th, 2017, Genuine Parts announced that Thomas C. Gallagher, Executive Chairman of the Company, has informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire as an executive officer and employee, effective June 30th, 2017. Mr. Gallagher will continue to serve as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board following his retirement. Visit us today and download our complete research report on GPC for free at:
El Dorado, Arkansas headquartered Murphy USA Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.75% higher at $66.25. A total volume of 765,516 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 543,960 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.83% over the previous three months and 7.78% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 4.42%. Additionally, shares of Murphy USA, which operates a chain of retail stores in the US, have an RSI of 35.74.
On April 19th, 2017, research firm Wells Fargo downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Market Perform'.
On May 01st, 2017, Murphy USA announced financial results for the three months ended March 31st, 2017. Net loss was $3.0 million, or $(0.08) per diluted share, in Q1 2017; total retail gallons were 1.01 billion gallons for the network; and total fuel contribution was 10.1 cpg. The Company also reported that five stores opened during the quarter with construction in progress at 35 new sites, including 17 raze-and-rebuild locations. Get free access to your technical report on MUSA at:
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