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June 24, 2014
04:55 EDTPIR, PIR, PLCE, PLCE, DAR, DAR, JACK, JACK, MA, MA, BBY, BBY, POOL, POOL, CRI, CRI, JAH, JAH, LTM, LTM, TIF, TIF, DRI, DRIOppenheimer to hold a conference
14th Annual Consumer Conference to be held in Boston on June 24-25.
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September 29, 2015
10:00 EDTJACKOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:35 EDTBBYActive equity options trading on open
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06:10 EDTJACKJack in the Box initiated with an Outperform at Telsey Advisory
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September 28, 2015
19:57 EDTMARetailers urge courts to reject Visa, MasterCard settlement, Reuters says
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09:31 EDTMASamsung Pay debuts for MasterCard cardholders
Beginning today, Samsung Pay (SSNLF) is now available to MasterCard (MA) cardholders for everyday purchases. Samsung device owners can use their MasterCard credit, debit and select prepaid and small business cards from participating banks directly through Samsung Pay.
08:33 EDTJAHSpeed Commerce, Yankee Candle extend agreement through June 2021
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September 25, 2015
11:48 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports plunges to 52-week low after cutting FY16 outlook
Shares of home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports (PIR) are sinking after the company's second quarter results missed analysts' consensus estimates. The company also lowered its outlook for fiscal year 2016. WHAT'S NEW: After the close on Thursday, Pier 1 Imports reported Q2 earnings per share of 4c and revenue of $430M, missing analysts' consensus estimates of 7c and $435.38M, respectively. Company comparable sales increased 2.5% in Q2, or 3.8% on a constant currency basis. Alex Smith, the company's president and chief executive officer, commented in the earnings report that top line growth in the period was "below our expectations." Smith noted that margins were impacted by higher promotional and clearance activity, as well as inventory-related issues within its distribution center network. Looking ahead, Pier 1 Imports expects third quarter EPS of 10c-14c, far short of analysts' consensus estimates of 23c. Company comparable sales growth, which includes e-commerce, is expected in the low-single digits for the quarter. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Pier 1 lowered its FY16 EPS view to 56c-64c from 83c-87c, well below analysts' estimates of 83c. The company also cut its FY16 company comparable sales growth view, including e-commerce, to low single-digits from its prior view of mid-single digits. For FY16, Pier One sees capital expenditures of approximately $60M, EBITDA margins of approximately 7.5%-8% and merchandising margin, as a percentage of sales, of 55.5%-56%. Smith said the company is on track to end FY16 with year-over-year inventory levels "down meaningfully," but noted that operating with elevated inventories "has been a challenge." PRICE ACTION: In late morning trading, Pier 1 Imports fell $1.45, or 16.71%, to $7.23 on more than seven times its average daily trading volume. Earlier in the session, the stock hit a fresh 52-week low of $6.84. Including today's pull back, the shares have lost approximately 40% over the past year. OTHERS TO WATCH: Other home furnishing retailers include Williams-Sonoma (WSM), up 0.73% and Restoration Hardware (RH), up 0.11%.
10:12 EDTPIRHigh option volume stocks
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08:58 EDTPIROn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Nike (NKE), up 8% after last night's better than expected earnings report and futures orders prompted numerous price target hikes at Street research firms. Among them, Deutsche Bank raised it price target on Nike shares to $140 and UBS bumped its target up to $137... Jabil Circuit (JBL), up 9%... BlackBerry (BBRY), up 1%. ALSO HIGHER: Bellerophon Therapeutics (BLPH), up 67% after announcing data from an interim analysis of the company's Phase 2 long-term extension study of INOpulse for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension... Marvell (MRVL), up 5% after announcing a global headcount reduction, plans to downsize its mobile platform business... PayPal (PYPL), up 3% after being initiated with a Buy rating at Canaccord. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Pier 1 Imports (PIR), down 15% after Q2 results, FY16 guidance cut... Finish Line (FINL), down 5.5%. ALSO LOWER: Internap (INAP), down 17% after cutting its revenue forecast and having its shares downgraded at Oppenheimer.
September 24, 2015
19:14 EDTPIROn The Fly: After Hours Movers
HIGHER AFTER EARNINGS: Jabil Circuit (JBL), up 9.6%... Nike (NKE), up 8%. ALSO HIGHER: Bellerophon Therapeutics (BLPH), up 92% after announcing "positive" data from its interim Phase 2 study of INOpulse... Reynolds American (RAI), up 1% after Bloomberg reported the company may sell $5B in assets to Japan Tobacco... Marvell (MRVL), up 5.15% after announcing a 17% global headcount reduction. LOWER AFTER EARNINGS: Pier 1 Imports (PIR), down 7.5%... Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), down 1%. ALSO LOWER: Internap (INAP), down 15.1% after cutting its FY15 revenue forecast... Emerge Energy Services (EMES), down 3.25% after withdrawing its distribution guidance due to "difficult market conditions."
16:11 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports down 11% after Q2 results, FY16 guidance lowered
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16:10 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports sees Q3 EPS 10c-14c, consensus 23c
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16:09 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports cuts FY16 EPS view to 56c-64c from 83c-87c, consensus 83c
Sees FY16: Low single-digit Company comparable sales growth, which includes e-Commerce; EBITDA margins of approximately 7.5% to 8%; Capital expenditures of approximately $60M.
16:08 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports lowers FY16 outlook
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16:06 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports reports Q2 EPS 4c, consensus 7c
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15:00 EDTPIRNotable companies reporting after market close
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07:32 EDTJACKJack in the Box has reached 'interesting' entry point, says Oppenheimer
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September 23, 2015
15:22 EDTPIRPier 1 Imports volatility elevated into Q2 and outlook
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10:20 EDTDRIOptions with decreasing implied volatility
Options with decreasing implied volatility: CVC HRTX NWBO ATML RHT KMX OVTI ADBE ORCL DRI
05:30 EDTBBYStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; LULU BBY
Stocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; lululemon (LULU) 38, Best Buy (BBY) 32 according to iVolatility.
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