Sears Holdings (SHLD) : Earnings Preview

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) is set to report its 2015 second quarter earnings results before the markets open on Thursday. The retailer is expected to report revenue of $5.72 billion. Similarly, the EPS is projected at ($2.50). A year ago, Sears Holdings lost ($2.87) a share. The Street’s estimates for the 2Q’15 reflect a year-over-year revenue decline of 29%.

As a quick reminder, SHLD reported 1Q/15 EPS loss of ($2.85), $0.26 worse than the Street’s consensus estimate of ($2.59). Revs fell 25% year-over-year to $5.9 billion vs. the $6.8 billion consensus.

SHLD is currently printing a normal average trading volume with the issue trading 400K shares, compared to the average volume of 1.09 million. The stock began trading this morning at $24.03 to currently trade 2.74% lower from the prior days close of $24.08. On an intraday basis it has gotten as low as $23.14 and as high as $24.10.

Sears Holdings Corp. shares have a t-12 price-to-sales ratio of 0.09. EPS for the same period registers at ($14.88).

SHLD shares have advanced 9.45% in the last 4 weeks while declining 41.61% in the past three months. Over the past 5 trading sessions the stock has lost 4.37%. Hoffman Estates Illinois-based company, which is currently valued at $2.50 billion, has a high Wall Street price target of $5.00.

Sears Holdings Corp. is down 26.47% year-over-year, compared with a 5.56% gain in the S&P 500.

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