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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
SHOS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SHOS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SHOS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
SHOS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SHOS: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SHOS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.53
0.53
0.83
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 3.47
Beneish M-Score: -3.61
WACC vs ROIC
10.77%
-38.64%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -3.13
SHOS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SHOS: -3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SHOS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.26  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.06
Current: -3.13
-7.26
4.06
Net Margin % -7.56
SHOS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SHOS: -7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SHOS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.56  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.45
Current: -7.56
-7.56
2.45
ROE % -45.53
SHOS's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. SHOS: -45.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SHOS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.53  Med: -0.23 Max: 12.29
Current: -45.53
-45.53
12.29
ROA % -27.43
SHOS's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. SHOS: -27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SHOS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.43  Med: 0.05 Max: 10.14
Current: -27.43
-27.43
10.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -18.40
SHOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. SHOS: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SHOS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: 3.42 Max: 30.82
Current: -18.4
-41.9
30.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.70
SHOS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SHOS: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SHOS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: -0.45 Max: 1.2
Current: -4.7
-4.7
1.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-09-02 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

SHOS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,795 sh (New)
Jim Simons 349,900 sh (+5.30%)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,850 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 779,405 sh (-2.36%)
Chuck Royce 338,650 sh (-17.77%)
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Q4 2016

SHOS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 11,756 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 15,773 sh (+23.27%)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,850 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 340,700 sh (-2.63%)
Chuck Royce 146,897 sh (-56.62%)
Murray Stahl 84,218 sh (-89.19%)
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Q1 2017

SHOS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Murray Stahl 106,150 sh (+26.04%)
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,850 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Jim Simons 293,900 sh (-13.74%)
Chuck Royce 24,097 sh (-83.60%)
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Q2 2017

SHOS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Murray Stahl 142,657 sh (+34.39%)
Jim Simons 314,900 sh (+7.15%)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,850 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 24,097 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:SHOS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-03-31 Sold Out $3.35 - $4.7 $ 2.00-47%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Sold Out $3.35 - $4.7 $ 2.00-47%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 Add 23.27%$4.7 - $7.2 $ 2.00-64%15,773
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2016-12-31 New Buy$4.7 - $7.2 $ 2.00-64%11,756
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-09-30 New Buy$4.93 - $7 $ 2.00-68%12,795
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores    NAICS: 452111    SIC: 5311
Compare:NAS:BONT, NAS:SHLD, NYSE:JCP, NYSE:DDS, NYSE:M, NYSE:KSS, NYSE:JWN » details
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Headquarter Location:USA
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc is a national retailer engaged in selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 23, 2012. The Company is a national retailer sells home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware. The Company also provides its customers with access to a full suite of related services, including home delivery, installation, and extended-service plans. The Company operates through two segments- the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment (Hometown) and the Sears Outlet segment (Outlet). The Company provides brand and marketing support and inventory on consignment. The Company also authorized dealers and franchisees to sell post-sale services, such as extended-service plans, for which the Company pays commissions. The Company's products include KENMORE, CRAFTSMAN, and DIEHARD. The Company The key competitors of the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms are The Home Depot and Lowe's, as well as Ace Hardware and True Value for the Hardware Stores, and Tractor Supply for the Hometown Stores and the Hardware Stores, all of which offer consumers lines of merchandise that are the same as or similar to lines of merchandise offered by the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms. Sears Holdings' stores offer consumers lines of merchandise that are similar to the lines of merchandise offered by the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms.

Ratios

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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 3.01
SHOS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
96% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.35 vs. SHOS: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SHOS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 4.25 Max: 8.62
Current: 3.01
0.66
8.62
PB Ratio 0.18
SHOS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SHOS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SHOS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.51 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.18
0.17
2.21
PS Ratio 0.02
SHOS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SHOS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SHOS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.53
EV-to-EBIT -1.93
SHOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. SHOS: -1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SHOS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.5  Med: -1.2 Max: 15.2
Current: -1.93
-21.5
15.2
EV-to-EBITDA -2.44
SHOS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. SHOS: -2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SHOS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.8  Med: -1.3 Max: 13
Current: -2.44
-105.8
13
Current Ratio 1.87
SHOS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. SHOS: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SHOS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.75
Current: 1.87
1.87
3.75
Quick Ratio 0.19
SHOS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SHOS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SHOS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.19
0.11
0.29
Days Inventory 92.85
SHOS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 90.95 vs. SHOS: 92.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SHOS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.46  Med: 89.49 Max: 93.59
Current: 92.85
39.46
93.59
Days Sales Outstanding 2.01
SHOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. SHOS: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SHOS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 1.95 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.01
1.4
2.9
Days Payable 6.33
SHOS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
96% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. SHOS: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SHOS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 4.35 Max: 8.2
Current: 6.33
3.01
8.2

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
SHOS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SHOS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SHOS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.4
0.2
0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.24
SHOS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SHOS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SHOS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.82
Current: 0.24
0.23
3.82
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.18
SHOS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SHOS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SHOS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.61 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.18
0.17
2.49
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.14
SHOS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SHOS: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SHOS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.25
SHOS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SHOS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SHOS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.21 Max: 4.71
Current: 0.25
0.24
4.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -51.81
SHOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. SHOS: -51.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SHOS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -117.3  Med: -15.8 Max: 13.2
Current: -51.81
-117.3
13.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,981.31
EPS (TTM) $ -6.59
Beta0.76
Short Percentage of Float21.36%
52-Week Range $1.85 - 7.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.70
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
New Sears Hometown Store Opens in Sumrall Jul 14 2017 
Sears Hometown and Outlet Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Employers for Fifth Consecu Jun 22 2017 
Sears Hometown Store in Carroll Refreshes Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 10 2017 
Two Georgia Sears Hometown Stores Debut New Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 10 2017 
Two Sears Hometown Stores in Indiana Refresh Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 10 2017 
Carmi, Illinois Sears Hometown Store Gets “America’s Appliance Experts®” Makeover Jun 10 2017 
Milford Sears Hometown Store Refreshing Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 10 2017 
Sears Hometown Stores Refreshes Three Louisiana Locations into “America’s Appliance Expert Jun 09 2017 
Three Sears Hometown Stores in Michigan Revamping Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 09 2017 
Pair of Minnesota Sears Hometown Stores Refresh Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 09 2017 

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Milford Sears Hometown Store Refreshing Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 10 2017
Pair of Minnesota Sears Hometown Stores Refresh Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 09 2017
Three Sears Hometown Stores in Michigan Revamping Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 09 2017
Ellsworth Sears Hometown Store to Refresh Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 09 2017
Sears Hometown Stores Refreshes Three Louisiana Locations into “America’s Appliance Experts®”... Jun 09 2017
Three Kentucky Sears Hometown Stores Set to Reveal Refreshed Appliance Retail Strategy Jun 09 2017
Sears Hometown Store in Parsons Set for Refresh of Appliance Shopping Experience Jun 09 2017
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