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Sep
02

WMT: Break the Streak

this was originally published Aug 14 2014 Wal-Mart (WMT) must have been chanting “Break the Streak” during the second quarter, and it worked. After five quarters of negative same-store sales, the discounter finally achieved sales guidance and put up a flat comparison. Note that this was following five quarters of missing comp estimates of flat to …

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Mar
05

ANF/TGT: Guidance Reality Check

published feb 26 Today, Target (TGT) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) reported earnings that fell into the “could have been worse” category. That was enough to send both stocks rallying in the high-single digits on a percentage basis. While both retailers issued guidance that was in the ballpark of the Street’s expectations, should we believe the guidance? …

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Mar
27

TIF:Another Back Half Story?

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Tiffany (TIF) lowered earnings guidance in each quarter of 2012. The most recent guide down came when the company posted disappointing holiday comparable sales numbers and suggested fourth-quarter earnings would come in at the low end of the expected range (the low end was $1.35 a share). Well, EPS came in above that range at …

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