Author: Phalguni Soni

Phalguni is a retail analyst at Market Realist. Phalguni has had 9 years’ experience in Canada, Dubai, and India, and has worked in Analyst roles at Great Canadian Gaming Corp., Dubai World, Lusight Research, TradeBriefs, and Global Education Management Systems. Phalguni has completed the CFA program. She received a degree in Commerce from the University of Calcutta and was placed at the top of her class.

Disclosure: I am in full compliance with all ethics and other policies for Market Realist research analysts. I am not invested in securities that I cover on Market Realist.

Abercrombie & Fitch reported net sales of $1.033 billion for the third quarter of full-year 2013, a decrease of 12% from net sales of $1.170 billion during the third quarter of fiscal 2012.

India’s current account deficit rose to 4.8% of GDP in 2012–2013, largely financed through hot money flows, and exceeded the government’s target level of 2.5% to 3% of GDP.

The world’s largest sports brand, Nike (NKE) is slated to declare its fiscal 4Q16 and fiscal 2016 results on June 28, 2016, after the close of the financial markets. In this series, we’ll analyze the factors likely to influence Nike’s earnings performance.

In this series, we’ll analyze Foot Locker’s business, market positioning, and revenue and expense outlook. We’ll also look at investments being made to spur growth.

In this series, we’ll analyze Skechers’ business model, its competitive positioning, its financials, and its stock price performance and returns.

Premium activewear player Lululemon Athletica (LULU) declared its earnings for fiscal 1Q17 on June 8, 2016. Despite missing the Market’s consensus forecast for adjusted earnings per share, the company posted upbeat results.

Walmart (WMT) held its annual meeting for shareholders on June 3, 2016. With a market cap of $223.0 billion, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer operates over 11,500 stores in 28 countries.

Activewear retailer Lululemon Athletica (LULU) is slated to declare its fiscal 1Q17 earnings on June 8, 2016, before the market opens. LULU is expected to post revenue of $488 million in the quarter, according to analysts' consensus.

On May 25, 2016, Costco Wholesale (COST) declared its results for fiscal 3Q16. Although Costco's performance was mixed, the retailer beat the consensus Wall Street analysts' adjusted EPS estimate by $0.02, or 1.6%.

Walmart (WMT), the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, reported its earnings for fiscal 1Q17 before the market opened on May 19, 2016.