Sears Holdings Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (SHLD)


Valuation & Earnings This table compares Sears Holdings Corporation and Macy's' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. 156 funds opened positions while 618 raised stakes. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). The Georgia-based Synovus Financial Corporation has invested 0% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). Hightower Advisors Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). Credit Suisse AG now owns 194,272 shares of the company's stock worth $2,232,000 after buying an additional 134,822 shares in the last quarter. Sears Holdings Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on AlphaOne's scale. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested in 0.01% or 40,967 shares. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership reported 19,989 shares. It also reduced its holding in Twitter Inc (Put) (NYSE:TWTR) by 31,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 20,000 shares, and cut its stake in Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO).

Since December 22, 2016, it had 5 buys, and 1 insider sale for $15.83 million activity.

Struggling department store chain Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) is perhaps one of the worst investment options on the market today.

In other news, CEO Edward S. Lampert acquired 525,936 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 24th.

The stock of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) registered a decrease of 1.98% in short interest. Short interest grew from 14,418,732 to 15,158,117 over that timeframe. The stock is trading at $6.62 barely below the 50 day moving average which is $8.36 and a tad below the 200 day moving average of $9.29. With 875,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 17 days to cover their SHLD's short positions. The value of the investment in Sears Holdings Corporation increased from $257,485,000 to $332,238,000 a change of $74,753,000 since the last quarter.

News headlines about Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Efforts to reach hedge fund ESL Investments Inc. and Sears Holdings for comment were not immediately successful Wednesday. The stock's market cap is $729.40 million. (Sears). The Company operates through two segments: Kmart and Sears Domestic. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Sears Holdings Corporation will post ($11.90) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated a network of stores with 1,430 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States, operating through Kmart and Sears. Therefore 94% are positive. The stock appeared $23.36 above its 52-week highs and is down -4.85% for the last five trades. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $-2.15, smashing the consensus of $-3.05 per share. On Thursday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform". On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was initiated by Susquehanna with "Negative".

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