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Staples Earnings Take Back Seat to Office Depot Acquisition

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 ...
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What to Expect From Staples Earnings

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Friday morning before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Why Starboard Sees Staples Worth Another 100% More After Office Depot Merger

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) has already rallied handily from its bottom, due in part to the consolidation plans to acquire Office Depot (NYSE: ODP). Staples has been the target of ...
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Staples Merger Details: Office Depot Gets an Easy Button

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced Wednesday morning that it would be acquiring Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) for $11 a share. The transaction is valued at $6.3 billion and would ...
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Would Regulators Allow a Combined Staples and Office Depot?

It seems that the rumors circulating around a Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) merger are not unfounded. The Wall Street Journal reported early Tuesday morning ...
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What Starboard Value Sees in Staples and Office Depot

Starboard Value has long called for the merger of office retailing giants Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP). The firm sent an open letter to The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allstate, Hecla, Hertz, MGIC, Nokia, Office Depot, P&G and More

Stocks were soft Monday morning on news that Japan is effectively back in recession. Still, investors have proven repeatedly that they will buy stocks that are discounted or those they ...
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Office Depot Earnings Gain on Merger Synergies

Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.10 and $4.07 billion in ...
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Why Data Breach at Staples May Not Matter

Office supply store Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a breach of payment card data at some of its locations in the northeast United States. ...
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Staples and Office Depot Look Safer Now, but Not on Merger Hope or Hype

While many retailers have faced their share of problems in recent years, the office supplies retail segment has taken the brunt of many negative trends. Businesses and consumers alike have ...
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Back-to-School Season Isn’t What It Used to Be

The back-to-school shopping season is traditionally second only to the end-of-the-year holiday season for retail sales. Sales could reach $84 billion -- not really close to the nearly $600 billion ...
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Nine Analyst Stock Picks Trading Under $10 With Huge Implied Upside

Stocks remain close to all-time highs, but investors are getting used to being told that the bull market has become a stock picker's market. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, Family Dollar, Lululemon, SunTrust and More

It is Monday and 24/7 Wall St. has seen many new analyst research calls that have to be covered. The bull market is on, with stocks having hit new highs on Friday, but ...
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Did Office Depot Steal Staples’ Easy Button?

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) keeps getting stealthy good news, while rival Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) continues to linger. The last earnings report from Staples signaled that things might not be ...
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Eight Analyst Stocks to Buy Under $10 for Big Upside

Stocks hit an all-time high this past week. What is puzzling now is that investors and traders keep hearing that the raging bull market is over, and that this has ...
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