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J.C. Penney Investors Face More Earnings Disappointment

As corporate earnings season comes to a close, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported fourth-quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed. The troubled department store giant broke even ...
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Forget Sears Earnings, It Is All About Future REIT Structure

When Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported results Thursday morning, the share price tumbled as revenues failed to meet consensus estimates. Net losses are being curtailed, but that is due ...
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What Dollar Tree Earnings Mean for Dollar General

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Wednesday. The company had $1.00 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.48 billion in revenue, versus ...
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How Do Lowe’s Earnings Compare to Home Depot?

Wednesday before the markets opened, Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported fourth-quarter financials as $0.46 in earnings per share (EPS) and $12.5 billion in revenue. That topped Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Did Target Trump Wal-Mart on Earnings?

Wednesday before the markets opened, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.8 billion in revenue. That came over the ...
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Shopping at Wal-Mart Now Massively More Affordable Than Target and Peers

Everyone loves saving money. Be it at grocery stores, gas stations, retail outlets, and on and on. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has made a career of being the cheapest ...
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Is Macy’s Guidance Enough?

Before the markets opened Tuesday, Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $2.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $9.36 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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Home Depot Dividend Boost Pushes Stock to All-Time Highs

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.05 and $19.16 billion ...
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More Retailers Step Toward Free Shipping

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) dropped the amount of the total from a single customer in a single purchase that triggers free shipping from $50 to $25. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) already offers ...
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What to Expect From Home Depot and Lowe’s Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) are set to report earnings this Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, respectively. These two home improvement giants will be fighting ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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Sears Can’t Afford Worker Pay Raise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has the balance sheet and cash flow to raise the minimum wage it pays its workers to $9 almost immediately and probably $10 next year. ...
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Soft Guidance Trips Up Nordstrom

After the markets closed Thursday, Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.32 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.04 billion in revenue, versus Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Wal-Mart Wage Hike Gets Mixed Reaction

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced earnings Thursday morning and said at the same time that it would raise its hourly wages for full- and part-time associates, we can ...
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Higher Wages, Higher Dividend May Not Be Good Enough for Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.61 on total ...
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