Can the Amazon Deal save Sears Holdings?

1:28 pm ET, 04 Sep 2018

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) shares are trading at $1.31, down 2%.  What's SHLD stock price forecast, and what should investors be aware regarding Sears Holdings?

Sears Holdings stock has been struggling due to falling sales, rising competition from online retailers, and liquidity concern. The company has closed more than 400 stores in the past one year and it announced in May that they will close an additional 63 stores.

Sears stock received some interest from investors recently after the company announced that they are expanding the tire purchase and installation program with Amazon. Initially, the program was started at 47 Sears Auto Centers in eight metropolitan areas, will now be available nationwide including Alaska and Hawaii. Sears Auto Center will provide full-service tire installation and balancing for customers who purchase any brands of tires including DieHard on Amazon.com.   

Comparable sales were down 12% in the first quarter. The second quarter results will be released on September 06 before the market opening. CEO Eddie Lampert is also working with his team on achieving breakeven EBITDA this year which many analysts are skeptical at the current rate.

What is the sentiment towards the SHLD stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending negative;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending negative;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending negative. 

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) short share of float is 49.8%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) average analyst price target ($2.00) is 60% above its current price ($1.25).

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Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) Stock Guide

Updated at: 2:16 pm ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for SHLD stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "SHLD quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on SHLD stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "SHLD". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "SHLD news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)? Interested in getting the full scoop on SHLD, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this SHLD stock guide, we'll address key questions about SHLD, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. SHLD buy or sell? What is SHLD Finny Score?
2. What are the reasons to buy SHLD? Why should I buy SHLD stock?
3. What are the reasons to sell SHLD? Why should I sell SHLD stock?
4. What are SHLD key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Analysis

1. SHLD buy or sell? What is SHLD Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:null}Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 0 reasons to sell SHLD. SHLD doesn’t have an assigned Finny Score, because we don’t have sufficient data points to score the stock.

2. What are the reasons to buy SHLD? Why should I buy SHLD stock?

Here are the reasons to buy SHLD stock:

  • SHLD stock price ($0.37) is close to the 52-week low ($0.31). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See SHLD price chart.
  • SHLD profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 7.74 percentage points. See SHLD profitability chart.

3. What are the reasons to sell SHLD? Why should I sell SHLD stock?

We can’t think of any good reason to sell this stock, which doesn’t mean they don’t exist.

Key Stats

4. What are SHLD key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for SHLD:

Metrics SHLD
Price $0.35
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry N/A
Sector N/A
Number of Employees N/A
Market Cap N/A
Forward P/E Ratio -0.04
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth N/A
Profit Margin N/A

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