Staples Inc (SPLS)

SPLS (NASDAQ:Specialty Retail) EQUITY
pos +0.00
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00 | SPLS Avg Daily Volume: 8,669,900
Last Update: 05/05/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 7.29%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $10.16
52 Week Range: $8.04 - $16.84
Oustanding Shares: 645,757,022
Market Cap: 6,690,042,748
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for SPLS
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 1 1 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 8
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.89 2.89 2.70 2.73
Latest Dividend: 0.12
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.63%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/22/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 17.56
Price Earnings Comparisons:
SPLS Sector Avg. S&P 500
17.56 17.60 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
13.90% -38.68% -24.85%
Revenue -6.40 -0.10 -0.05
Net Income 181.70 -3.40 0.00
EPS 181.00 -2.90 0.00
Earnings for SPLS:
Revenue 21.06B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (04/16) Qtr (07/16) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $0.16 $0.12 $0.91 $0.89
Number of Analysts 6 5 8 5
High Estimate $0.18 $0.14 $0.95 $0.93
Low Estimate $0.16 $0.11 $0.85 $0.84
Prior Year $0.17 $0.12 $0.89 $0.91
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -3.92% 1.67% 1.69% -1.22%
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Office Depot expects to incur about $30 million in charges in 2016 related to the Staples merger. 
Investors are more concerned about the regulatory status of its planned merger with Staples. 
Walgreens' ability to divest itself of assets is crucial to it obtaining regulatory approval in its bid to acquire Rite Aide.
Staples and Office Depot could languish while they wait for the judge's decision. 
But the bricks-and-mortar business model is slowly dying anyway.
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Testimony from Amazon at an injunction hearing is sure to be an obstacle to a merger between. 
Office Depot's stress levels could go through the roof if Judge orders a merger injunction.
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