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Staples, Inc. close price: 9.25
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Staples, Inc. latest news:
Nasdaq, S&P 500 edge higher to close at records
The tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 closed at records Friday as stocks finished higher for the week ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. The S&P 500 index finished up 0.75 points at a record 2,415.82, led by gains in the consumer-staples and consumer-discretionary sectors. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed up 4.94 points, or less than 0.1%, at a record 6,210.19. Both benchmarks finished for a seventh day of gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 2.67 points to close at 21,080.28, less than 40 points shy of its March 1 closing record. For the week, the Dow finished up 1.3% and the S&P 500 gained 1.4%, both snapping a two-week streak of finishing lower, while the Nasdaq advanced 2.1%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Broad stock-market advance takes three S&P 500 sectors to closing records
Three of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors ended at records on Thursday, in a positive sign for the breadth of the market's advance as major indexes hit all-time highs of their own. Industrials , utilities , and consumer staples all ended at their highest levels ever, while other sectors weren't far behind. The industrial sector rose 0.8% on Thursday, bringing its year-to-date advance to 6.9%, while utilities rose 0.7%, extending its 2017 move to a rise of 9.3%. Consumer staples rose 0.7% on Thursday, and are up 8.8% for the year. Only two of the 11 sectors - materials and energy - ended lower on the day. Beyond the three to hit records, both technology and consumer-discretionary stocks were within all-time highs of their own. Tech has been the strongest performer this year, up nearly 20%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Wal-Mart details Florida hiring and investment plans through January 2018
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that it was planning investments in Florida through January 2018 that will create 800 jobs with the opening of nine new stores across the state. The discount retail giant said it also plans to announce in the coming months the official grand opening of its e-commerce distribution center in Davenport, which currently employs over 550 people and has plans to hire at least 1,000 more people over the next year. Separately, the company confirmed plans to begin construction of a new distribution center for perishable goods in Cocoa, which is expected to employ more than 450 people when operational. The stock, which was up 0.4% in midday trade, has climbed 14% year to date, while the SPDR Consumer Staples Select Sector ETF has gained 8.0% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 5.9%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Staples's stock jumps after same-stores sales beat, while profit matched expectations
Shares of Staples Inc. jumped 3.5% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the office supply retailer beat same-store sales expectations, while matching on profit and coming up short on revenue. The net loss for the quarter to April 29 was $815 million, or $1.24 a share, after a profit of $41 million, or 6 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share came to 17 cents, matching the FactSet consensus. Revenue fell 4.9% to $4.15 billion, missing the FactSet consensus of $4.52 billion, as North American retail and delivery sales declined more than expected. Same-store sales declined 2.6%, beating the FactSet consensus for a decline of 4.1%. The company expects second-quarter adjusted EPS of 10 cents to 13 cents, compared with the FactSet consensus of 13 cents. "Based on our success growing categories beyond office supplies, we're intensifying our focus on several key growth categories including facilities supplies, breakroom supplies, furniture, technology solutions, and promotional products, or what we now refer to as 'Pro Categories,'" said Chief Executive Shira Goodman. The stock has gained 3.0% year to date through Monday, while the SPDR S&P Retail ETF has lost 4.5% and the S&P 500 has advanced 7.3%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
U.S. stocks end with very slight gains as investors look ahead to Fed clarity
U.S. stocks ended with a slight upward bias on Tuesday, though investors mostly held off on making big bets with the Federal Reserve engaged in a two-day policy meeting, which ends on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 34.5 points, or 0.2%, to 20,948. The S&P 500 added 2.7 points to 2,391, a rise of 0.1%. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 3.8 points to 6,095, a rise of less than 0.1%, although this was enough to take the tech-heavy index to a record close, its second such feat in the past two days. Caution was high as the Fed's meeting got underway; while central bankers are expected to keep rates on hold at this meeting, analysts are looking for any comments on the recent slowdown in U.S. economic activity. Among the most active sectors of the day, both energy and consumer staples fell about 0.5%, while the industrial sector added 0.5%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Exclusive: Cerberus, Sycamore Partners wrestle with Staples buyout
(Reuters) - Cerberus Capital Management LP and Sycamore Partners are the two private equity firms actively exploring an acquisition of Staples Inc , the U.S. office supplies retailer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Wall St. flat as Apple-led tech gains offset weak consumer stocks
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks treaded water in a tight range in late morning trading on Tuesday as a rise in technology stocks, led by Apple, was offset by losses in consumer staples and healthcare companies.
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale: sources
(Reuters) - Staples Inc is in talks with private equity firms about a potential sale, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the largest U.S. office-supplies seller tests buyer appetite for an industry rattled by online competition and hefty debt burdens.
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale: source
(Reuters) - Staples Inc is in talks with private-equity firms about a potential sale, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, sending shares of the largest U.S. office supplies retailer up more than 10 percent.
Staples shares fall premarket following Q4 earnings that were below Wall Street expectations
Shares of Staples Inc. fell 1.8% in premarket trade on Thursday after the office supply retailer reported fourth-quarter earnings that were below Wall Street expectations. Staples reported a net loss of $952 million for the quarter, or 94 cents per share, after reporting net income of $86 million, or 20 cents per share during the same period a year ago. Adjusted per-share earnings came in at 25 cents, just below FactSet's consensus for 26 cents. Sales during the fourth quarter hit $4.6 billion, compared with last year's $4.7 billion, while analysts tracked by FactSet had forecast $5.0 billion in sales. Staples sees first-quarter earnings per share landing in the range of 15 cents to 18 cents. Analysts on FactSet are looking for earnings to come in at 17 cents per share for the first quarter. Shares of Staples have declined 6.6% during the trailing 12-month period, underperforming the S&P 500 index , which is up 18.8% in the same period. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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