|Bid||43.98 x 1100|
|Ask||43.98 x 1800|
|Day's Range||43.05 - 45.40|
|52 Week Range||43.05 - 68.00|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.12|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.47|
|Earnings Date||May 24, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.52 (2.66%)|
|1y Target Est||70.32|
U.S. stocks were higher Friday, as investors took a momentary respite from worries about the U.S.-China trade war, which have dragged down major indexes this week.
Footwear retailer Foot Locker reports earnings, and durable goods order for April will be released Friday morning.
Stocks rebounded modestly Friday as investors attempted to put aside their worries about the U.S.-China trade war ahead of the three-day Memorial Day weekend. climbed after analysts at Piper Jaffray said shares of the online retailing giant will reach $3,000 between mid-2021 and mid-2022. shares climbed after the personal computing company beat Wall Street's second quarter earnings expectations and lifted its full-year profit guidance thanks to a steadying printing supplies division.
Foot Locker Inc. stock plummeted more than 16% in Friday trading after the athletic retailer missed on first-quarter profit and sales and gave a lackluster look forward. Calling the second quarter "just sort of not very exciting," Foot Locker Chief Executive Richard Johnson also said changes to merchandise plans would make the period even more dull. "So, the biggest shift in the second quarter is related to products that we now know are shifting out of the quarter," he said, according to a FactSet transcript. "It's a very normal course of business that we have puts and takes." But analysts at Baird reacted to the "disappointing setback" by removing their "Fresh Pick" rating from Foot Locker stock and cutting the price target to $62 from $77. Still, Baird rates Foot Locker stock outperform. "While highly disappointed by the FQ1 update/outlook, we still think Foot Locker is well positioned to benefit from an improving footwear cycle (especially as a key differentiated partner for Nike) allowing for continued strong comps and improving margin visibility over the next several quarters," the note said. Meanwhile, competing athletic retailer Hibbett Sports Inc. stock soared 22.4% after better-than-expected quarterly results. Hibbett shares have gained 69.5% for the year to date. Foot Locker stock is down 18% for the period. And the S&P 500 index is up 12.8% for 2019 so far.
Shares of the athletic shoes and apparel retailer declined rapidly, marking its third worst drop in history by absolute dollar terms and fifth worst day in percentage loss terms. "FL's model trajectory is back on track with its long-term target model of positive mid-single-digits same store sales and double-digit EPS growth, but elevated digital investments are limiting margin improvement," J.P. Morgan analyst Matthew Boss said. The outlook that a long-term growth story is still years away caused Boss to slash his price target from $65 per share to $51 per share.
U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China. The S&P 500 index is on pace to end the week 1% lower, which would make it the third straight week of losses for the benchmark index, as markets worried that the trade war would result in a global economic slowdown.
Foot Locker earnings and sales missed Q1 views, while Hibbett Sports earnings easily beat. Foot Locker stock plunged as Nike edged lower. Hibbett Sports stock soared.
Retail has not been a fun ride this earnings season. While the company reiterated full-year guidance, it now expects high-single-digit EPS growth based on share repurchase activity. The stock has closed with a move greater than 9% eight of the past nine earnings reports.
Shares of Foot Locker were down 17% in midday trading after the shoe retailer reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share that were 7 cents below expectations. Sales also came in below forecasts, and an increase in same-store sales of 4.6% missed estimates of analysts polled by Refinitiv. Autodesk ADSK — Autodesk dropped more than 4% after missing on the top and bottom lines of its first-quarter results .
After reporting atrocious earnings Friday morning, Foot Locker's stock down sharply. The charts leading up to today were quite bearish, so this is really not a surprise. The big institutions had been cutting the stock since the last earnings report.
Foot Locker crashed below its 200-day SMA at $53.99 and its “reversion to the mean” at $57.32 which indicates risk to quarterly value level at $26.29.
Foot Locker stock is now hitting 52-week lows as investors trip over each other to hit the exits. After all, comparable-store sales increased 4.6% in the quarter, while inventories rose just 10 basis points. Gross margins expanded 30 basis points (although operating margins contracted 10 basis points) and revenue grew 4.7% when excluding currency fluctuations.
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The major stock indexes were squarely higher in morning trade Friday. But retailer Foot Locker crashed more than 16% after its weak earnings results.
U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump indicated that the protracted trade war with China could end soon. Trump said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd could be included in the trade deal.
but there is no joy in Mudville - mighty Casey has struck out. Due to those higher expenses, Operating Margin decreased 10 basis points to 11%. As a retailer, Foot Locker is really at the mercy of their suppliers.
The second quarter is Foot Locker’s lowest-volume period of the year, and the company is up against a tough comparison in the back end of 2019 -- its fourth-quarter results vastly outpaced expectations. “Our team understands that we live in a comp world, so no matter what we did last year, our objective is to get over that hill,” Chief Executive Officer Richard Johnson said on a conference call. The dip comes at a time of uncertainty for shoe sellers, given the potential of increased import tariffs on goods coming from China, which could take effect next month.
Foot Locker misfired on three fronts Friday, reporting financial results that fell short of expectations in terms of revenue, earnings, and growth in sales at stores open at least a year.
The shoe retailer also cut its outlook for the year. Foot Locker now expects full-year earnings per share to be up by high-single digits, a more reserved outlook than the double digit increase it had forecast earlier. Wall Street may be particularly sensitive to any weakness from companies like Foot Locker in light of escalating trade tensions with China.