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May 23, 2014
10:40 EDTARO, ANF, AEO, PSUN, WTSLAeropostale sinks to 52-week low after guidance disappoints
Shares of mall-based, specialty retailer Aeropostale (ARO) are sinking after the company’s second quarter profit outlook fell well short of analysts’ consensus estimates. WHAT'S NEW: Last night, Aeropostale reported first quarter adjusted losses per share of (52c) and revenue of $395.9M, against consensus views of (72c) and $410.04M, respectively. Comparable sales, including the e-commerce channel, for the first quarter decreased 13%, compared to a decrease of 14% for the corresponding 13-week period in 2013. WHAT’S NOTABLE: The company’s Q2 outlook for losses of (61c)-(55c) fell significantly short of the consensus forecast for losses of (50c) per share. ANALYST REACTION: This morning, research firm RBC Capital downgraded Aeropostale to Sector Perform from Outperform. PRICE ACTION: In morning trading, Aeropostale fell 97c, or about 21.6%, to $3.55 on heavy trading volume. Including today’s pull back, the stock has lost approximately 78% over the past twelve months. OTHERS TO WATCH: Other mall-based apparel retailers include American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Pacific Sunwear (PSUN), and The Wet Seal (WTSL).
News For ARO;ANF;AEO;PSUN;WTSL From The Last 14 Days
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September 18, 2014
10:57 EDTANF, AEOU.S. ITC to investigate 17 denim jean companies for patent infringement
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September 16, 2014
16:29 EDTANFAbercrombie & Fitch assumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Price target lowered to $45 from $48.
16:29 EDTAEOAmerican Eagle assumed with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Target $13.
09:59 EDTAEOOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:25 EDTAEOOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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07:09 EDTAEOAmerican Eagle upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
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September 11, 2014
10:00 EDTWTSLOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:18 EDTWTSLOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: lululemon (LULU), up 15%... Sigma Designs (SIGM), up 7%. ALSO HIGHER: JDSU (JDSU), up 13.8% after announcing that it will separate into two publicly traded companies... Wet Seal (WTSL), up 4.5%, upgraded at B. Riley following Q2 earnings results... Gogo (GOGO), up 5% after announcing partnership with T-Mobile (TMUS)... Digital Ally (DGLY), up 8.4% after announcing plans to introduce "bullet camera" option at October police conference. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Restoration Hardware (RH), down 5%... Five Below (FIVE), down 5.6%. LOWER: Radio Shack (RSH), down 8% after reporting Q2 losses, stating that it may need to pursue bankruptcy... E2open (EOPN), down 29%, downgraded at Pacific Crest and Northland after the company announced preliminary Q2 earnings results... Twitter (TWTR), down 1% after announcing that it will offer $1.3B in convertible unsecured senior notes... Crocs (CROX), down 2.6% after downgraded at Buckingham... Macy's (M), down 1.3% after downgraded at Sterne Agee.
06:33 EDTWTSLWet Seal upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley
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September 10, 2014
16:13 EDTWTSLWet Seal sees Q3 adjusted EPS (22c)-(28c), consensus (12c)
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16:10 EDTWTSLWet Seal reports Q2 non-GAAP EPS (15c), consensus (9c)
Reports Q2 revenue $121.2M, consensus $123.88M. Consolidated SSS declined 12.4%, including a decline of 11.1% at Wet Seal and a decline of 22.8% at Arden B during the wind down of that business. SSS results include e-commerce, which alone increased 11.4%, reflecting a 25.1% increase at Wet Seal, offset by a 24.6% decrease at Arden B during its wind down.
16:01 EDTWTSLWet Seal trading halted, pending news
15:50 EDTWTSLNotable companies reporting after market close
Notable companies reporting after the market close, with earnings consensus, include Restoration Hardware (RH), consensus 64c; Men's Wearhouse (MW), consensus $1.06; Five Below (FIVE), consensus 14c; Sigma Designs (SIGM), consensus (8c); Wet Seal (WTSL), consensus (9c).
September 5, 2014
12:19 EDTAEO, ANFGap falls after reporting August same-store sales decline
Shares of apparel retailer Gap (GPS) are falling after the company reported disappointing August same-store sales results and Buckingham analysts downgraded the company's stock. WHAT'S NEW: Gap reported last night that its August comparable sales declined 2%, compared to a 2% increase a year ago in the same month. Gap Global SSS fell 9%, Banana Republic Global SSS fell 2% and Old Navy Global SSS rose 2%. Gap also reported its August net sales were flat compared to last year's $1.23B. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Looking ahead, the company said Gap's August sales performance will likely put pressure on the brand's gross margins in September. ANALYST REACTION: Gap was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham this morning following the August comparable sales numbers. Buckingham analysts say they question the previously anticipated 2H14 comp recovery at the core brand and do not see upside to the stock if the flagship brand does not turn positive in the second half. Buckingham expects the stock's multiple to contract back to its historical average until sales improve. The firm still expects full-year 2014 guidance to be achievable as Gap manages expenses and it continues to like operational improvements the company is making in its supply chain and omni-channel initiatives. Until sales improve, Buckingham expects shares to remain range bound near $44 to $46. UBS analysts, on the other hand, say Gap's share weakness presents a buying opportunity. The firm said the miss does not derail the company's ability to show improvement over the second half and does not impact their long-term thesis tied to margin improvement opportunities. PRICE ACTION: Near noon, Gap fell $2.20, or about 5%, to $44.39. OTHERS TO WATCH: Competitors to Gap include American Apparel (APP), American Eagle (AEO), Urban Outfitters (URBN), Express (EXPR), and Abercrombie and Fitch (ANF).
11:43 EDTPSUN, ARO, AEOZumiez sinks as company provides 'disappointing' Q3 outlook
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