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Are Retail and Apparel Dividend Yields Reaching Panic Levels?

Investors love dividends. For long-term investors, dividends can account for more than half of total returns over time. While investors love companies with high dividend yields and those that can be ...
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Will Gap Earnings Breathe New Life Into the Company?

When Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported first-quarter fiscal year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday, the clothing retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.36 on revenues of $3.4 ...
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America’s Largest Mall, With 500 Stores, Turns 25 Years Old

News and forecasts about the death of malls are premature, at least for the largest one in the United States. Mall of America, which houses 520 stores, turns 25 years ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Time Warner and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Thursday after being dragged down on Wednesday. With this bull market now more than eight years old, investors have shown for more than the past ...
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Among Large, Trouble Retailers, 1 Million Jobs at Stake

Among America's eight most troubled large retailers, nearly 1 million jobs are at stake as the industry continues to collapse in on itself, damaged by sales that have continued to ...
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Big Tech and Biotech Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Gap, Adobe, Celgene, Splunk and More

The going is getting tougher for stocks as earnings reports for the first quarter are starting to roll out. Toss in the geopolitical situation getting more dramatic with the United ...
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March Same-Store Sales Deliver Little Good News

Retailers reporting March same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.2% compared with sales in March 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Retail Stocks Fall Apart as Kohl’s, Macy’s and Gap Sell Off

Retailer shares have been unable to fully stabilize after sell-offs that accompanied their earnings for the 2016 holiday period. Some retailers shuttered stores. Others gave pessimistic guidance. The slide began ...
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February Same-Store Sales Reports Look Grim

Retailers reporting February same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 1.8% compared with sales in February 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Can Gap Keep Pushing Higher With Q4 Earnings?

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company posted $0.51 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.43 billion in revenue, versus ...
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7 Key Earnings Reports Coming Out on Thursday

The broad markets are continuing to hit new highs even though the fourth quarter earnings season is over, even though there are a few more companies reporting this week. 24/7 Wall ...
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7 Key Retailers Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are at the close ...
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January Same-Store Sales as Cold as the Weather

Retailers reporting January same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.3% compared with sales in January 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Banana Republic Continues to Disappear

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) posted good news about its holiday sales, in contrast to nearly every other large brick-and-mortar retailer. However, among its three major divisions — Gap, Banana Republic and ...
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December Same-Store Sales Reflect Little Holiday Cheer

The big news in holiday retail sales Thursday morning is the drop in same-store sales for the November-December holiday shopping season at Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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