Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)

Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 4, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat on the day, up 0.05% and 1.23 points to 2,360.08. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.19% on the day at 20,689.18, ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 9, 2017: The S&P 500 closed barely higher on the day up 0.08% and 1.89 points at 2,364.87. Separately the DJIA closed higher 0.01% on the day at 20,858.19, ...
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Why Staples Earnings Did Not Measure Up to Office Depot

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Unfortunately, Staples earnings did not live up to expectations and even fell short of ...
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Top 5 Earnings to Look For Thursday

The broad markets have backed off their new highs as we enter the third month of 2017. Most of the retail stocks have reported their fiscal fourth-quarter results, and we ...
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Rite Aid Merger Tank: Lessons From Staples & Office Depot Merger Failure

When pending mergers take too long to close due to regulatory reviews, it is not unusual for investors to get burned. That is now the case for investors who were banking on ...
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Could a Privatized US Postal Service Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) contracted with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to provide postal services in about 500 Staples stores. The reaction from the American Postal Workers Union ...
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CEOs Who Were Fired or Forced Out in 2016: Macy’s, Wells Fargo, Valeant and More

Several high-profile CEOs lost their jobs in 2016, along with one or two who "resigned" with the cooperation of their boards. To a person, the exits should help the companies. ...
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Insider Buying Slows as Earnings Season Heats Up: Lands’ End, Monsanto, AZZ and More

As we have mentioned recently, the volume in insider activity was bound to slow as we got to the third-quarter earnings. The earnings season officially kicked off this week, and the ...
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Staples, Teva Join Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 14, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 57 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by just ...
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Bristol-Myers, Staples Fall Into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 7, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 26 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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3 Dividend Stocks Trading at 5-Year Lows Could Have Big Upside Potential

The often asked question when the markets continue to hit or trade at all-time highs is what and where to look for ideas, especially if dividends are important? Chasing the bond ...
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4 Stocks to Buy Now With Upside Potential That All Yield 5% or More

It has become difficult to find solid dividend-paying stocks, and with the Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates next week, it is looking like it will be December before they ...
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How Store Closures Dragged on Staples Earnings

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big box office supply retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.12 and $4.75 billion ...
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Retail Same-Store Sales Forecasts Trending Down

So few retailers report monthly same-store sales any more that quarterly reports are about all we have to gauge how sales and store traffic are doing. And things for the ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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