Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sears Holdings Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 44.8763853912355 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several research firms have issued reports on SHLD. ValuEngine cut Sears Holdings Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Vetr raised Sears Holdings Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $7.05 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Sears Holdings Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th.

Shares of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ SHLD) traded up 5.49% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $8.65. The company had a trading volume of 954,933 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $8.58 and its 200 day moving average is $8.77. Sears Holdings Corporation has a one year low of $5.50 and a one year high of $16.98. The firm’s market cap is $927.84 million.

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 25th. The company reported ($2.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $1.43. The business had revenue of $4.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.05 billion. The business’s revenue was down 20.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($1.86) EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Sears Holdings Corporation will post ($11.20) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Sears Holdings Corporation Company Profile

Sears Holdings Corporation is an integrated retailer. The Company is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co (Sears). The Company’s segments are Kmart and Sears Domestic. It also offers Shop Your Way, a member-based social shopping platform that offers rewards and personalized services.

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