Short Term Outlook For Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)


Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) closed its last session at $3.32. The stock traded within a range of $3.20 and $3.74. The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector with a market capitalization of 367590. Trading volume for Sears Holdings Corporation was 8.34 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) has an average volume of 1.78 Million.

Company Profile

Sears Holdings Corporation, the parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck and Co., is the leading home appliance retailer in North America and is a retail sales leader in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics, and automotive repair and maintenance.  Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands’ End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands.

Analyst Views

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 0 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) touched its 1-Year High price of $14.32 on 04/19/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 3.09 on 01/09/18.

EPS & Financials

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-2.64/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-4.46/Share by a difference of $1.82. This showed a surprise of 40.8% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 1 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $-3.31/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-3.31/share and a low EPS of $-3.31/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.65 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.65 Billion and 3.65 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) has a 20-Day average volume of 2.07 Million. According to today’s trading volume Sears Holdings Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.8 Percent and Institutional ownership of 56.5 Percent. The return on assets stands at -13.4%, Return on Equity currently is 31.2% and the Return on Investment value is -532.2%.

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) gross margin percentage stands at 22.7% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -5.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -6.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.2% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -19.69 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -55.39 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -7.26 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -5.1%. The return on invested capital is at -532.2%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -55.39%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -7.26% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.