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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NAS:SHLD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NAS:SHLD: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:SHLD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.37 Max: 8.36
Current: 0.06
0.06
8.36
Equity-to-Asset -0.31
NAS:SHLD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:SHLD: -0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:SHLD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.52
Current: -0.31
-0.31
0.52
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.02
Beneish M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
9.38%
-199.96%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -7.70
NAS:SHLD's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
90% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. NAS:SHLD: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:SHLD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: -0.73 Max: 4.77
Current: -7.7
-7.7
4.77
Net Margin % -9.38
NAS:SHLD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NAS:SHLD: -9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:SHLD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.38  Med: -1.11 Max: 2.81
Current: -9.38
-9.38
2.81
ROA % -19.33
NAS:SHLD's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. NAS:SHLD: -19.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:SHLD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.33  Med: -2.19 Max: 4.93
Current: -19.33
-19.33
4.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -48.84
NAS:SHLD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.28 vs. NAS:SHLD: -48.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:SHLD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.84  Med: -2.6 Max: 25.14
Current: -48.84
-48.84
25.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.40
NAS:SHLD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NAS:SHLD: -14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:SHLD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 2.6 Max: 25.3
Current: -14.4
-14.4
25.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 6.40
NAS:SHLD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:SHLD: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:SHLD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: -19.7 Max: 56.3
Current: 6.4
-59.2
56.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SHLD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Francis Chou 1,031,610 sh (+15.12%)
Fairholme Fund 14,497,773 sh (+1.95%)
Edward Lampert 22,336,105 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 2,010,000 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 26,598,848 sh (-5.69%)
Murray Stahl 2,568,104 sh (-17.94%)
Jim Simons 60,800 sh (-39.08%)
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Q2 2016

SHLD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Francis Chou 1,431,610 sh (+38.77%)
Bruce Berkowitz 27,863,548 sh (+4.75%)
Edward Lampert 22,336,105 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 3,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 1,054,600 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 14,497,773 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 2,265,577 sh (-11.78%)
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Q3 2016

SHLD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Edward Lampert 22,336,105 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 3,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 2,410,700 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 1,431,610 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 14,497,773 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 27,839,448 sh (-0.09%)
Murray Stahl 2,092,194 sh (-7.65%)
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Q4 2016

SHLD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Edward Lampert 22,336,105 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 3,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 3,111,300 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 14,497,773 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 27,716,348 sh (-0.44%)
Francis Chou 1,131,610 sh (-20.96%)
Murray Stahl 367,662 sh (-82.43%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores    NAICS: 452111    SIC: 5311
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Sears Holdings Corp along with its subsidiaries is an integrated retailer with full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States, operating through Kmart and Sears.

Sears Holdings Corp was incorporated in the State of the State of Delaware on November 23, 2004 in connection with the merger of Kmart and Sears on March 24, 2005. The Company along with its subsidiaries is an integrated retailer with 1,672 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States, operating through Kmart and Sears. The Company operates in two segments including Kmart and Sears Domestic. The Kmart segment operates approximately a total of 941 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Its store count consists of 934 discount stores, and 7 Super Centers. Its stores are one-floor, free-standing units that carry products across categories, including consumer electronics, seasonal merchandise, outdoor living, toys, lawn and garden equipment, food and consumables and apparel, including products sold under such labels as Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, and certain proprietary Sears brand products (such as Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard) and services. It also offers appliances, including Kenmore-branded products. The Sears Domestic segment consists operations of Full-line Stores, Specialty Stores, Commercial Sales, and Home Services. It operates 705 stores, of which 697 are Full-line stores located across all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Its Full-line stores offer products and service offerings across merchandise categories, including appliances, consumer electronics/connected solutions, tools, sporting goods, outdoor living, lawn and garden equipment, certain automotive services and products, such as tires and batteries, home fashion products, as well as apparel, footwear, jewelry and accessories for the whole family. Its product offerings include Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard, Bongo, Covington, Canyon River Blues, Everlast, Metaphor, Roebuck & Co., Outdoor Life, and other brand merchandise such as Roadhandler, Ty Pennington Style, Levi's and WallyHome. Lands' End, Inc. It also operates 26 specialty stores located in free-standing, off-mall locations or high-traffic neighborhood shopping centers. Its Commercial Sales operations sells Sears merchandise, parts and services to commercial customers through its business-to-business Sears Commercial Sales and Appliance Builder/Distributor businesses. Its Sears Commercial Sales sells Sears merchandise, parts and services to commercial customers through its business-to-business Sears Commercial Sales and Appliance Builder/Distributor businesses. It also provides home services, with approximately more than 12 million service and installation calls made annually. It operates websites under the sears.com and kmart.com banners which offer products and provide the capability for its members and customers to engage in cross-channel transactions such as free store pickup; buy in store/ship to home; and buy online, return in store. It is also the home of Shop Your Way, a free member-based social shopping platform that offers rewards, personalized services and

Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.03
SHLD's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SHLD: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SHLD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.03
0.03
0.41
Current Ratio 1.04
SHLD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SHLD: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SHLD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.62
Current: 1.04
0.9
3.62
Quick Ratio 0.16
SHLD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. SHLD: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SHLD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.28 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.16
0.13
2.05
Days Inventory 103.67
SHLD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 88.95 vs. SHLD: 103.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SHLD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 90.89  Med: 99.12 Max: 103.94
Current: 103.67
90.89
103.94
Days Sales Outstanding 5.81
SHLD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. SHLD: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SHLD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 5.84 Max: 6.55
Current: 5.81
5.02
6.55
Days Payable 30.87
SHLD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 vs. SHLD: 30.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SHLD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.6  Med: 33.77 Max: 38.25
Current: 30.87
24.6
38.25

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
SHLD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SHLD: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SHLD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 3.8 Max: 9.6
Current: -0.3
-20.2
9.6

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.29
SHLD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SHLD: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SHLD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.89
Current: 0.29
0.29
3.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -38.10
SHLD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. SHLD: -38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SHLD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.34  Med: 8.45 Max: 17.8
Current: -38.1
-38.34
17.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.83
SHLD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. SHLD: -0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SHLD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: -2 Max: 37.6
Current: -0.83
-20.6
37.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $23,389
EPS (TTM) $ -20.54
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float71.19%
52-Week Range $5.50 - 19.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)107.03
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