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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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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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TIF:Another Back Half Story?


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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