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Lands' End tops the list of trades

Edward Lampert (Trades, Portfolio), founder, CEO and chairman of ESL Investments, sold shares of the following stocks in the second quarter.

The investor trimmed his Lands' End Inc. (LE) stake by 9.61%. The trade had an impact of -3.63% on the portfolio.

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The company, which sells casual apparel and home products, has a market cap of $266.38 million and an enterprise value of $641.22 million.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 2.39% and return on assets of 0.68%

73 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-08-22 18:36
ESL Investments to buy company for $5.2 billion

Fifteen years after creating Sears Holdings (SHLD) by helping Kmart arise from bankruptcy and merge with Sears Roebuck & Co., billionaire Eddie Lampert is the winning bidder in its bankruptcy court-supervised auction.

Lampert’s hedge fund ESL Investments, will acquire “substantially all of the company’s assets, including the ‘Go Forward Stores’ on a going-concern basis” at a cost around $5.2 billion, the company said in a press release. According to bankruptcy documents, the company has between $1 billion and $10 billion in assets. Its liabilities total between $10 billion and $50 billion.

Lampert’s bid was an increase from his former $4.6

306 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-01-17 22:46
Verint Systems, Lands' End, DocuSign move on quarterly financial data

Shares of Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT) jumped more than 7% after reporting second-quarter earnings of 76 cents per share on $308.49 million in revenue. The company beat earnings estimates by 14 cents and revenue expectations by $12.42 million.

“We are pleased with our strong revenue growth which was accompanied by continued margin expansion," CEO Dan Bodner said. "Given our strong results and momentum, we are again raising our annual guidance for revenue and EPS.”

Looking ahead the the year ending Jan. 31, 2019, the company expects 7% revenue growth in the Customer Engagement

21 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-09-06 20:00
Company reports third straight quarter of profitability growth, stock jumps over 20%

Land’s End Inc. (LE), a multichannel retailer of casual clothing and accessories, said net revenues for the three months ended May 4 increased 11.7% from the prior-year quarter, “the fourth-straight quarter of top-line growth” according to CEO Jerome Griffith.

Net losses of 8 cents per share improved 16 cents from the prior-year quarter’s loss of 24 cents per share. Griffith mentioned that even though Retail segment revenues declined 34% due to fewer stores at Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) locations, profitability growth still increased for the third straight quarter, demonstrating “continued progress” on strategic initiatives. The company

59 Views    James Li    2018-06-12 20:12
Lands' End, RH, Weight Watchers make good upside movements

Lands' End Inc. (LE) advanced on the heels of the company reporting its financial results for the first quarter. The company posted a loss of 8 cents per share, which was 9 cents higher than expected. Revenue of $299.83 million grew 11.7% from a year ago, beating estimates by $14.83 million.

The gross margin was 44.4%, as compared to 45.7% in the first quarter of last year. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization was $9 million, compared to $1.3 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2017.

“We are pleased to

29 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-06-12 18:46
Retailer misses earnings estimates

Apparel retailer Lands’ End Inc. (LE) reported strong fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings before the opening bell on Thursday, sending shares higher.

The Dodgeville, Wisconsin-based company posted net income of $39.8 million, or $1.24 per share, compared with a net loss of $94.8 million, or $2.96 per share, in the prior-year quarter. Adjusted earnings of 38 cents per share missed Thomas Reuters’ estimates of 50 cents.

Quarterly revenue, however, grew 11.3% from the prior-year quarter to $510.6 million, beating expectations of $470.6 million.

The company said it also received a $21.9 million tax benefit from the U.S. Tax Cuts

162 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-03-22 18:18
RBS Partners, created by Eddie Lampert, sells off shares of REIT leasing former Sears properties

The Florida-based hedge fund founded by Sears CEO Eddie Lampert reduced a position in a struggling real estate investment trust (REIT) that leases out properties once belonging to Sears Holding Corp. (SHLD)

RBS Partners sold 97,000 shares of Seritage Growth Properties (SRG), reducing its stake 18.63% during the final months of the year.

Seritage, which was created around 2015, is facing financial dilemmas, which some fear could push it into bankruptcy if declining revenues don’t pick up in the next two years. Over 50% of its float is shorted. The company has a dividend yield of 2.84% versus an industry

738 Views    Yamil Berard    2018-03-19 17:42
After success with AutoNation, Lampert took on Kmart and Sears. Can he succeed?

“If you're unwilling to try new things and to fail and learn, you don't have a shot. That doesn't mean you are going to be successful, but you have to try to change.” --Edward Lampert

For some 20 years, Edward Lampert (Trades, Portfolio), also known as Eddie, was a hedge fund power player, with returns averaging more than 20% a year.

Over the past decade, though, his name has become synonymous with Sears, which has not been a good thing. The retailer has struggled, bringing Lampert’s ESL Investments down with

247 Views    Robert Abbott    2018-02-05 21:29
Dollar Tree, Exelon among stocks sold by insiders

The GuruFocus All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider trades from the past week. Under the Insiders tab, change the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+,” the duration to “October 2017” and “November 2017” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+."

According to the above filters, the following trades were made by company insiders this week.

Edward Lampert (TradesPortfolio), 10% owner of Lands' End Inc. (LE), bought 294,917 shares for $10.89 per share on Nov. 2.

The outdoor apparel retailer has a market cap of $354.65 million and an enterprise value of $665.84 million.

216 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-11-03 19:46
Not everyone is ready to give up on the ailing retailer just yet

There have been few investments that have promised so much yet achieved so little as Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD).

The Sears story began nearly two decades ago. In 2002, hedge fund manager Edward Lampert (TradesPortfolio), out to make a name for himself, masterminded the merger of Kmart Holding Corp. and Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Lampert bought a controlling stake in Kmart and rescued the bankrupt retailer. He observed the real estate blocks under the 1,500 stores were precious. After stabilizing the company, he sold 68 of the company’s stores to Home Depot Inc.

226 Views    Rupert Hargreaves    2017-10-25 21:58
Berkowitz releases statement as shares plunge

After Sears Holdings (SHLD) shares tumbled nearly 12% on Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio)’s announcement that he would exit the company’s board of directors Monday, he issued a statement Tuesday saying he continued to have confidence in the investment:

Dear Investors:

In January 2016, I was invited to express my views to the Board of Directors of Sears Holdings Corporation (the “Board”). As I indicated in a public conference call the next month:

“I took that opportunity to explain [to the Board] Fairholme’s investment perspective on the company as a whole, as well as its various business units.

936 Views    Holly LaFon    2017-10-17 22:18
Retailer posts earnings miss, revenue beat

Specialty retailer Lands’ End Inc. (LE) reported its second-quarter results before the opening bell on Aug. 31.

The Wisconsin-based retailer posted a loss of 12 cents per share, just shy of the expected loss of 9 cents per share. Revenue of $302.2 million beat estimates of $293 million and grew from $292 million in the prior-year quarter.

Shares were down more than 7% in the hours after the announcement.

Struggling to compete in an aggressive retail environment, Lands’ End’s revenue has steadily declined over the past five years. It split off Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) in 2014 after being

174 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-08-31 15:39
Largest insider buys and sales of the week

The GuruFocus All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider trades from the past week. Under the Insiders tab, change the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+,” the duration to “August 2017” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+.”

According to the above filters, the following are trades from company insiders this week.

Hill Path Capital Partners LP and Hill Path Capital Partners Co., 10% owners of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS), bought 674,000 shares for $13.32 per share on Aug. 24. Since then, the stock price hasn’t changed.

SeaWorld Entertainment owns theme parks in the U.S. Most of

397 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-08-25 18:34
The guru has committed his flagship mutual fund's future to just a couple of stocks including one in a disrupted industry

“Concentrated investing implies less risk of permanent loss as long as you maintain superior knowledge about the companies you own.”  Bruce Berkowitz

Morningstar named him Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Decade, that decade being the first of the new century, and a decade that included both the dot-com crash and subprime crisis. Not bad for an investor who launched his flagship fund, the Fairholme Fund (Trades, Portfolio), on the last day of 1999!

Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio) still brings in outstanding

1201 Views    Robert Abbott    2017-07-06 22:19
New CEO looking to turn company around

Specialty retailer Lands’ End Inc. (LE) posted disheartening first-quarter 2017 earnings on June 6, reporting a $7.8 million loss, worse than the $5.8 million loss it reported in the comparable quarter of 2016.

The company posted a per-share loss of 24 cents, just shy of the estimates of 22 cents. Revenue for the quarter came in at $268.4 million, missing the estimates of $270 million.

The direct segment’s revenue declined 1.7% to $228.3 million from the same period last year while the retail segment’s revenue fell 2.8% to $40 million. This loss was attributed to fewer Lands’ End Shops

244 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-06-06 18:56
Insider purchased 412,294 shares

Edward Lampert (Trades, Portfolio), insider and 10% owner of Lands’ End (LE), purchased 412,294 shares in eight separate transactions on eight separate days, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

On Oct. 7, Lampert purchased 102,375 shares at a price of $15 per share. On Oct.10, Lampert continued to purchase 82,210 shares at a price of $14.92 per share. Then on Oct. 11, Lampert added an additional 59,890 shares for a price of $14.89 per share. He then purchased an additional 10,861 shares on Oct. 12 for a price

1302 Views    Kyle Ferguson    2016-10-20 22:14
Guru increased his position in retailer in 3rd quarter

Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio) of Fairholme Capital Management increased his position in Lands’ End Inc. (LE) by 11.8% on Sept. 30.

Berkowitz founded Fairholme Capital Management in 1997. He manages a concentrated portfolio in companies that have great management, generate free cash flow and are undervalued. He also will invest in mediocre companies that are trading at a significant discount to their intrinsic values but also have potential catalysts.

The guru purchased 353,200 shares for $14.5 per share. The transaction had an impact of 0.35% on the portfolio. He now owns 3,352,627 shares.

Lands’ End is a

846 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2016-10-12 15:02
CEO resigns after serving a year and a half

Federica Marchionni, CEO of Lands’ End Inc. (LE), announced she was stepping down on Monday. Her resignation marks the departure of the company's second CEO since it diverged from Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) in 2014.

Marchionni has been with the clothing manufacturer since February 2015. A former executive at Ferrari and Dolce & Gabbana, she arrived with the vision of transforming the company, known for its outdoorsy apparel, to a more fashion forward brand. She added slimmer-fitting clothing, stiletto heels and a new line of athletic wear to the company’s product line. These efforts have not resonated well with loyal

746 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2016-09-26 16:09
Largest insiders' buys and sales of the week

The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+,” duration to "July 2016” and “July 2016” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+”.

According to the above filters, the following are recent buys and sells from company insiders in the past week.

On July 28, Omega Advisors Inc., 10% owner of Altisource Portfolio Solutions SAÂ (ASPS), bought 172,804 shares at the price of $23.88 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by

1173 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2016-08-12 19:30
Largest insider buys and sells of the week

The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+” duration to "July 2016” and “July 2016” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+”.

According to the above filters, the following are recent buys and sells from company insiders in the past week.

On July 28, Omega Advisors Inc., a 10% owner of Altisource Portfolio Solutions SAÂ (ASPS), bought 172,804 shares at the price of $23.88 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped

1309 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2016-08-01 08:00

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