How Analysts Rate Bed Bath & Beyond after 3Q17 Earnings
As of December 21, 2017, Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) stock was trading at $21.50. That same day, analysts were expecting the stock to reach $22.78 in the next 12 months.
Why Analysts Expect Home Depot’s Revenue to Rise in Q3
Analysts expect Home Depot (HD) to post third-quarter revenue of $26.3 billion, a rise of 4.9% year-over-year.
Why Both HD and LOW Failed to Meet Growth Estimates in Q1 2018
In the first quarter, Home Depot (HD) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 4.2%, lower than analysts’ consensus expectation of 5.4%.
Home Depot Earnings Beat Wall Street in 27 of the Last 28 Quarters
Home Depot’s (HD) slated to report its 1Q16 earnings on May 19. The company has beaten consensus Wall Street estimates in 27 of the last 28 quarters.
What Wall Street Expects for Lowe’s 4Q17 Revenue
Analysts expect Lowe’s (LOW) to post revenue of $15.33 billion in 4Q17, which represents a fall of 2.9% from $15.78 billion in 4Q16.
Evaluating At Home’s Bottom-Line Performance
In the trailing four quarters, At Home Group (HOME) has beaten analysts’ estimate for its bottom line while reflecting robust growth YoY.
Analysts Favor ‘Hold’ Ratings on RH
Of the 21 analysts that cover RH stock, 38.1% have given it “buys” as of October 8, while 57.1% have given it “holds,” and 4.8% have given it “sells.”
Will Home Depot’s 2Q16 Earnings Top Analysts’ Expectations?
Home Depot’s (HD) adjusted earnings and sales have successfully beaten the consensus estimates for the last eight out of nine quarters.
Did Lowe’s Meet Analysts’ Expectations in Q2 2018?
Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted its second-quarter earnings before the market opened on August 22.
Why Are Analysts Optimistic about Lowe’s Companies?
On January 30, 2017, Lowe’s Company (LOW) stock was trading at $73.57, which represents a rise of 9.8% since it announced its 3Q16 earnings.
What Drove Williams-Sonoma’s First-Quarter Revenue
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted revenue of $1.20 billion in the first quarter with retail sales forming 46.3% of the total revenue, while e-commerce generated 53.7%.
Has Home Depot Stock Bottomed Out?
On November 26, Home Depot was trading at $168.85, a fall of 5.7% since its announcement of its fiscal 2018 third-quarter earnings results.
This Drove Lowe’s Revenue in 1Q17
For 1Q17, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted revenue of ~$16.9 billion, which represents a growth of 10.7% from its ~$15.2 billion in 1Q16.
Analysts Expect Lowe’s Margins to Expand in 4Q16
The negative impact from the RONA business mix is expected to lower Lowe’s 4Q16 gross margins.
Will Home Depot’s Q2 EPS Outperform Analysts’ Expectations?
Analysts anticipate Home Depot (HD) will post EPS (earnings per share) of $2.84, which represents a rise of 26.2% from $2.25 in the second quarter of 2017.
Will the US Economic Slowdown Impact Home Depot’s EPS?
In 2Q16, Home Depot posted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.97. After strong 2Q16 earnings, management raised its EPS guidance for fiscal 2016 to $6.31.
How Google’s Customer Match Product Benefits Advertisers
Late in 2015, Google launched its Customer Match product, which allows advertisers to provide Google with a list of customer email addresses. Google matches these customers with signed-in customers on Google Search, YouTube, or Gmail.
RH Stock Up ~20% in 2019: Is There More Upside?
As of March 7, RH (RH) was trading at $144.61, which represents a rise of 20.7% since the beginning of 2019.
Why Did Lowe’s Net Margins Rise in 2Q17?
During 2Q17, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted gross margin, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) margin, and net margin of 34.2%, 14.2%, and 6.8%, respectively.
Lowe’s: Analysts Favor a ‘Buy’ Rating
Of the 33 analysts that follow Lowe’s (LOW), 78.8% recommended a “buy” as of September 18, while 21.2% recommended a “hold.”
How Much Upside Is Left in Home Depot Stock?
Rumors that Home Depot (HD) might acquire XPO Logistics (XPO) didn’t have much impact on HD stock. However, XPO stock rose 14.4% on December 22, 2017.
Inside Lowe’s Analyst Expectations for Revenue over the Next Four Quarters
For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting Lowe’s to post revenue of $68.9 billion—a growth of 3.4% over its ~$66.6 billion from the last four quarters.
What Analysts Are Expecting from Bed Bath & Beyond’s Q2 Revenue
Analysts expect Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) to post revenue of $2.96 billion in the second quarter of 2018.
Lowe’s Outperforms Home Depot in 1Q17 Revenue Growth
In 1Q17, Lowe’s (LOW) outperformed Home Depot (HD) with revenue growth of 10.7%.
Why Analysts Favor a ‘Buy’ for Home Depot
Despite the recent surge in Home Depot (HD) stock, analysts have lowered their 12-month target price to $170.54.
Investors Are Optimistic ahead of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Q4 Results
Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) is scheduled to announce its fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter earnings results after the market closes on April 10.
Will RH Outperform Analysts’ Revenue Expectations in Q2 2018?
In the second quarter, analysts are expecting RH (RH) to post revenue of $660.6 million, which represents growth of 6.7% from $619.1 million in the second quarter of 2017.
Home Depot on the Street: How the Analysts Are Leaning
As of April 27, 2017, analysts are expecting Home Depot’s stock price to touch $156.4 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 0.2%.
Why Lowe’s Is Bullish on Its Prospects in the Medium Term
Lowe’s (LOW) expects year-over-year sales growth in fiscal 2016 to come in between 4.5%-5%.
How Does The Container Store Compare to Its Peers?
The peers outperformed The Container Store Group based on the EPS, current ratio, and PBV ratio. It’s ahead of its peers based on the gross profit margin.
What to Watch for in the Consumer Sector This Week
Costco Wholesale (COST) is scheduled to announce its Q3 2019 results on May 31.
How Much Upside Could be Left in Williams-Sonoma Stock?
In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ revenue and EPS estimates for Williams-Sonoma over the next four quarters, as well as the company’s guidance and valuation.
Why Lowe’s Is Trying Hard to Woo Professional Customers
A professional customer is one who’s looking for products to complete projects for other customers.
Analyst Recommendations for Home Depot ahead of 2Q17 Earnings
Despite the recent fall in Home Depot (HD) stock, analysts have raised their 12-month target price to $171.27.
Why Home Depot and Other Home Improvement Stocks Dove in April
Home Depot’s (HD) stock has clocked 49.6% in total returns over the last 12 months. The stock is up 7.9% this year, to $113.35 on May 15.
New Stores Boost The Container Store’s Revenue and Income
The Container Store reported net revenue of $195.482 million in 2Q15—a rise of 15.10% compared to net revenue of $169.833 million in 1Q15.
Can Lowe’s Expand Its Fiscal 2Q16 Operating Margin?
Lowe’s Companies’ (LOW) gross margin dipped by 43 basis points to 35% in fiscal 1Q16.
Tractor Supply’s 3Q15 Earnings Beat Estimates
Tractor Supply (TSCO) reported its 3Q15 earnings after the market closed on October 21. The stock rose by 5.5% due to the strong performance in 3Q15.
What Are Analyst Recommendations for Home Depot’s Stock?
On August 8, 2016, Home Depot (HD) was trading at a stock price of $136.21.
Why Analysts Recommend a ‘Buy’ for Lowe’s
Of the 31 analysts that follow Lowe’s, 58.1% recommend a “buy,” 38.7% recommend a “hold,” and 3.2% recommend a “sell.”
RH: Why Analysts Favor a ‘Hold’ Rating
Of the 21 analysts covering RH (RH), 38.1% have given it a “buy” rating as of September 27, and 57.1% have given it a “hold.”
Analysts Are Bullish on At Home after Its Fiscal Q2 2019 Results
As of August 30, of the ten analysts covering At Home (HOME), 90.0% have recommended “buys” on its stock.
Strong First-Quarter Earnings Drive Williams-Sonoma’s Valuation
Valuation multiple Valuation multiples help investors compare companies with similar business models. We’ve opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple due to the high visibility in Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) earnings. The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing the company’s current stock price with analysts’ EPS estimates for the next four quarters. Forward PE multiple The […]
Lowe’s Valuation Multiple Compared to Its Peers
Lower-than-expected 1Q17 earnings and unfavorable macroeconomic indicators made investors skeptical about Lowe’s future earnings.
Will Home Depot’s Q2 2018 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?
Home Depot (HD) is scheduled to post its second-quarter earnings before the market opens on August 14.
RH Beats Analysts’ EPS Expectations in Q1
In the first quarter, RH (RH) posted EPS of $1.11.
Why Did Lowe’s Valuation Multiple Fall after 2Q17 Earnings?
Lowe’s lower-than-expected 2Q17 earnings and lowereded EPS guidance could have made investors skeptical about the company’s future earnings.
Why Analysts Expect RH’s Earnings to Fall in 2Q17
For 2Q17, analysts expect RH (RH) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $0.42, which represents a fall of 4.5% from $0.44 in 2Q16.
Warm Winter Cooled Down Tractor Supply Sales
Tractor Supply (TSCO) saw a considerable decrease in its organic sales growth. The main reason for the decrease was the warmer-than-normal winter conditions across the country.
Analysts Raise Target Price for Lowe’s after Strong 3Q17 Earnings
As of November 21, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) was trading at $80.59. On the same day, analysts were expecting Lowe’s stock price to reach $86.68 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 7.6%.
Declining Home Sales Moderates Price Appreciation in August
US existing home sales dipped 4.8% to 5.31 million in August, which is below the consensus estimate of 5.50 million.
Tractor Supply’s Earnings Were in Line with Expectations
Tractor Supply (TSCO) released its 4Q15 earnings on January 27, 2015. Adjusted EPS was $0.82, which was in line with expectations. Sales increased only 3.9%.
Why Lowe’s Net Margins Expanded in 3Q17
Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted gross margins, an EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and tax) margin, and net margins of 34.1%, 14.2%, and 6.8%, respectively, in 3Q17.
Why Was Home Depot More Profitable than Lowe’s in 1Q17?
In 1Q17, Home Depot (HD) posted a gross margin, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) margin, and net margin of 34.1%, 16.1%, and 8.4%, respectively.
Lowe’s: Analysts Favor “Buy” Rating
Among the 32 analysts that follow Lowe’s (LOW), 75% recommended a “buy,” while 25% recommended a “hold.”
Lowe’s Hits a New 52-Week High: What’s Next?
Although the COVID-19 outbreak has dragged many stocks down, Lowe’s Companies has continued to rise. It hit a new 52-week high of $144.94 on July 16.
Wells Fargo Initiates Coverage on Williams-Sonoma with ‘Hold’ Rating
Today, Wells Fargo initiated its coverage on Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) with a “hold” rating. The firm gave a target price of $90 for the stock.
Will Williams-Sonoma’s Q1 Earnings Boost Its Stock?
For the first quarter, analysts expect Williams-Sonoma to report revenue of $1.08 billion—a fall of 13.2% from $1.24 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
Telsey Upgrades Williams-Sonoma before Its Q1 Earnings
Today, Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) from “market perform” to “outperform” before its first-quarter earnings.
Is Lowe’s a Buy after Its Impressive Q1 Performance?
On Thursday, Lowe’s reported its first-quarter earnings. The company beat analysts’ revenue expectations by 7.4% and EPS expectations by 34.1%.
Lowe’s Stock Rises after Impressive Q1 Performance
Today, Lowe’s reported its first-quarter earnings, which ended on May 1. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $1.77 on revenues of $19.68 billion.
Home Depot Misses Q1 Earnings Expectations, Stock Falls
Today, Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reported its first-quarter earnings, which ended on May 3. The company reported revenue of $28.3 billion.
Will Home Depot Meet Analysts’ Expectations in Q1?
Amid the financial turmoil due to COVID-19, Home Depot (NYSE:HD) continues to stand tall. The company stayed open since it sells essential products.
Should You Buy Home Depot after Its Recent Pullback?
As of April 9, Home Depot was trading at 20.1x analysts’ 2020 EPS estimate of $10.04 and at 18.3x analysts’ 2021 EPS estimate of $11.02.
Is There More Upside to Lowe’s Stock Price?
Amid the sell-off in the global equity market, Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) stock fell to $60 as of March 19—a fall of 52.7% from its 52-week high of $126.73.
Should You Consider Buying Home Depot Stock?
On March 18, Home Depot hit a 52-week low of $140.63 before closing at $155.63—a fall of 37.1% from its 52-week high of $247.36.
Has Lowe’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?
As of Wednesday, Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) was trading at $99.15—a fall of 17.2% since the beginning of this year. What can investors expect?
Lowe’s Tops Earnings Estimates, Misses on Sales
Today, Lowe’s reported its fourth-quarter earnings. For the quarter, the company reported an adjusted EPS of $0.94, which beat analysts’ estimates of $0.91.
Home Depot Stock Jumps after Impressive Q4 Earnings
Today, Home Depot reported its earnings results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. For the quarter, the company posted revenue of $25.78 billion.
What to Expect from Lowe’s Q4 Earnings
Lowe’s will likely report its fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens on February 26. Analysts expect the company’s revenue and EPS to rise.
Can Home Depot’s Q4 Earnings Continue Its Upward Momentum?
Home Depot will likely report its fourth-quarter earnings on February 25. Analysts expect the company’s revenue and EPS to decline.
Is There More Upside to Home Depot’s Stock Price?
Home Depot’s management expects its revenue to rise by 1.8% in fiscal 2019. They expect the company’s revenue to rise by 3.5%–4.0% in fiscal 2020.
What’s Driving Sequential Same-Store Sales Growth for Lowe’s?
Lowe’s (LOW) has reported a positive trend in comparable store sales (XRT) for the past ten quarters.
How Does Lowe’s Stock Performance Compare to Rivals?
Lowe’s stock price performance has underperformed the overall consumer discretionary sector.
Home Depot’s Performance Has Had More Highs than Lows Lately
The Home Depot’s (HD) performance in the first three quarters of fiscal 2016 has been largely upbeat.
How Home Depot Is Leveraging the Pro Customer Opportunity
Driving growth from sales to pro customers is a key growth opportunity for the world’s largest home improvement retailer.
Supply Chain Sync: HD’s New Tool to Optimize Inventory Flow
Supply chain sync aims to optimize the logistics of moving products along the supply chain in the shortest and most cost-effective manner.
Productivity Enhancements: How Home Depot Is Trimming the Fat
Productivity enhancements resulted in improved profitability margins for the world’s number one retailer.
Rona’s Turnaround Picks Up Speeds with the Lowe’s Acquisition
Rona (RON.TO) is the largest home improvement retailer (XRT) in Canada (EWC) in terms of store count. The company operates 496 stores in Canada.
Market Share Play: Lowe’s Bid to Gain Scale in Canada with Rona
The Rona (RON.TO) acquisition should give Lowe’s (LOW) a market-leading position in Canada’s home improvement market, estimated at over $45 billion Canadian.
Can Lowe’s Come out ahead of Consensus Estimates in Fiscal 4Q16?
The world’s second-largest home improvement retailer, Lowe’s, is slated to release its fourth quarter and full-year earnings for fiscal 2016 on February 24.
Forex Factors Undermined Strength in HD’s Overseas Business
Despite the strong showing in its international operations, Home Depot’s sales were affected by the depreciation of the Canadian dollar and the Mexican peso versus the US dollar.
Why Lowe’s Revenue Growth Outdid Expectations
Lowe’s (LOW) grew revenue 5.1% year-over-year to $59.1 billion in fiscal 2016.
Why Home Depot Is Enhancing Omni-Channel Options for Customers
While digital remains Home Depot’s fastest-growing business, about 40% of its digital sales are fulfilled via its store network.
Honing In on Home Depot’s Performance in Fiscal 1Q17
Home Depot (HD) declared its results for fiscal 1Q17 on May 17, 2016. The quarter ended May 1, 2016. The results surpassed expectations.
What Factors Could Boost Home Depot’s Omnichannel Sales?
Home Depot offers its customers several omnichannel options. The strong execution across channels is a valuable differentiator for the company compared to the competition.
Home Depot Eyes Higher Growth in Fiscal 2017
Home Depot’s EPS growth for fiscal 2017 is expected to be 14.8%, which is higher than the 12%–13% expected earlier.
What Analysts Recommend for RH
In the first quarter, RH (RH) outperformed analysts’ same-store sales growth, revenue, and EPS expectations.
How Williams-Sonoma’s Valuation Multiple Compares to Its Peers’
Along with its impressive first-quarter earnings, Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) compelling offerings and differentiated customer experiences appear to have increased investors’ confidence, raising its stock price.
What to Expect from Williams-Sonoma’s Revenue in 2019?
For 2019, Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) management has revenue guidance in the range of $5.67 billion–$5.84 billion, with its overall comparable brand revenue expected to rise between 2% and 5%.
Williams-Sonoma Is Up ~25% since Its Last Earnings: What’s Next?
On June 27, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) was trading at $64.26, a rise of 24.6% since its announcement of its first-quarter earnings results on May 30.
How Does RH’s Valuation Compare to Its Peers’?
RH’s (RH) strong first-quarter earnings and investors’ optimism about its sales initiatives appear to have led to a rise in its stock price, which in turn has raised its valuation multiple.
Which Consumer Stocks Caught Investors’ Attention?
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) reported its first-quarter results on May 31. The company’s revenues grew 3.2% YoY to $1.2 billion in the first quarter.
Analysts Raise Price Targets after William-Sonoma’s Q1 Earnings
After William-Sonoma (WSM) reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and its management raised its EPS guidance for 2019, many analysts have raised their price targets.
Impressive Q1 Earnings Boost William-Sonoma’s Valuation Multiple
William-Sonoma (WSM) posted its first-quarter earnings after the market closed on May 30.
What Led Williams-Sonoma’s EBIT Margin to Improve in Q1?
In the first quarter, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) reported a gross margin of 35.9%, representing a marginal contraction from 36.0% last year.
What Drove Williams-Sonoma’s Revenue in Q1?
In the first quarter, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted revenue of $1.24 billion, slightly higher than analysts’ expectations.
Williams-Sonoma Raises Its EPS Guidance after an Impressive Q1
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) reported its first-quarter earnings results after the market closed on May 30.
Can Williams-Sonoma’s Q1 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?
As of May 24, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) was trading at $52.08, which represents a fall of 8.4% since the announcement of its fourth-quarter earnings on March 20.
How Bed Bath & Beyond’s Valuation Compares with Peers’
Strong 2019 guidance from Bed Bath & Beyond’s (BBBY) management—and investors’ optimism about the company—led the stock price to rise since the beginning of this year.