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Consensus Ratings for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 15 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.06)
Consensus Price Target: $11.32 (31.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/2/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform -> Buy$8.10 -> $10.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$12.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2016Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageHold$9.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/15/2016Wells FargoReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$8.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/25/2016KeyBancReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/8/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/7/2016Credit SuisseLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/7/2015BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/22/2015B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/30/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/30/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/24/2015Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2015Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/11/2014Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/26/2014ArgusUpgradeHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/17/2016        
5/18/2016Q116$0.16$0.17$5.08 billion$5.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2016Q415$0.28$0.26$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/18/2015Q315$0.35$0.35$5.67 billion$5.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/19/2015Q215$0.12$0.12$4.96 billion$4.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2015Q115$0.17$0.17$5.46 billion$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2015Q414$0.30$0.31$5.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/19/2014Q314$0.36$0.37$5.95 billion$5.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/20/2014Q214$0.11$0.12$5.16 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2014Q114$0.21$0.18$5.62 billion$5.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2014Q413$0.39$0.33$5.98 billion$5.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2013Q3$0.42$0.42$6.18 billion$6.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/21/2013Q2 2013$0.18$0.16$5.37 billion$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/22/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.26$5.91 billion$5.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2013Q4 2012$0.45$0.46$6.72 billion$6.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/14/2012Q312$0.45$0.46$6.46 billion$6.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/15/2012$0.22$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/16/2012$0.30$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/29/2012$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/15/2011$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/17/2011$0.20$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/18/2011$0.32$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/2/2011$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.26$0.30$0.28
Q2 20165$0.15$0.18$0.17
Q3 20164$0.11$0.14$0.12
Q4 20164$0.33$0.36$0.35
Q1 20175$0.24$0.31$0.27
Q2 20173$0.12$0.13$0.12
Q3 20173$0.32$0.36$0.34
Q4 20172$0.28$0.28$0.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/14/2016quarterly$0.125.52%6/22/20166/24/20167/14/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016quarterly$0.124.95%3/22/20163/25/20164/14/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/2/2015quarterly$0.123.98%12/21/201512/23/20151/14/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/15/2015quarterly$0.123.45%9/23/20159/25/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/1/2015quarterly$0.122.92%6/24/20156/26/20157/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/3/2015quarterly$0.122.89%3/25/20153/27/20154/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/2/2014quarterly$0.123.33%12/23/201412/26/20141/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/9/2014quarterly$0.123.86%9/24/20149/26/201410/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/3/2014quarterly$0.124.38%6/25/20146/27/20147/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2014quarterly$0.124.23%3/26/20143/28/20144/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/3/2013quarterly$0.123.12%12/24/201312/27/20131/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/11/2013quarterly$0.123.26%9/25/20139/27/201310/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/3/2013quarterly$0.123.18%6/26/20136/28/20137/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2013quarterly$0.123.76%3/26/20133/29/20134/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2012quarterly$0.1112/14/201212/21/2012Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
12/15/2015Shira GoodmanInsiderBuy5,100$9.70$49,470.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2014Rowland MoriartyDirectorSell100,000$11.14$1,114,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/4/2014Rowland MoriartyDirectorSell25,235$12.20$307,867.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/3/2014Ronald SargentCEOBuy8,500$11.82$100,470.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/20/2014Shira GoodmanInsiderBuy5,000$11.44$57,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2013Joseph DoodyInsiderSell32,041$16.17$518,102.97View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/5/2013Ronald SargentCEOSell68,806$15.90$1,094,015.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/28/2013Demos ParnerosInsiderSell75,000$16.00$1,200,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2013Joseph DoodyInsiderSell40,000$16.50$660,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/4/2013Ronald SargentCEOSell525,000$15.04$7,896,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2013Christine T KomolaCFOSell18,000$14.93$268,740.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/29/2013Robert NakasoneDirectorSell21,825$14.95$326,283.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/23/2013Michael WilliamsSVPBuy10,000$14.90$149,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/23/2013Paul WalshDirectorSell22,500$14.90$335,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
DateHeadline
07/01/16 09:00 AMStaples Business Advantage Announces Five Finalists, Opens Voting for the “Ultimate Breakroom Makeover” Contest - [Business Wire] - Whether you work at a concrete plant, engineering firm or healthcare provider, the U.S. workforce shares at least one commonality: the need to take a break and recharge during the workday.
06/30/16 12:50 PMConsumer Staples ETFs Pop on Hershey Takeover Bid -
06/30/16 09:16 AMPreview of Analysts Recommendation: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
06/30/16 04:00 AMStaples Canada Releases Q1 2016 Sustainability Achievements - [CNW Group] - Staples Canada Releases Q1 2016 Sustainability Achievements
06/29/16 06:25 PMStaples, Inc. Stock Momentum Hits Extreme Weakness - CML News
06/29/16 06:25 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - News Oracle
06/29/16 09:15 AMWalgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Services Stock's Buzzers - Wall Street 24
06/29/16 09:15 AMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 4.71% for June 28 - Equities.com
06/29/16 09:15 AMRecent Analysts Ratings of Stocks: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) , Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) - Street Updates
06/29/16 07:31 AMStaples Brings New Accessories to 2016 Back-to-School Season with Debut of Cynthia Rowley Collection - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160629005244/en/ Cynthia Rowley Backpack (Photo: Business Wire) Arriving in Staples' stores nationwide and on Staples.com in July, the exclusive Cynthia Rowley Collection ...
06/28/16 06:23 PMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 4.71% for June 28
06/28/16 09:17 AM4 Food & Staples Retailing Stocks to Sell Now - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The overall ratings of 4 Food & Staples Retailing stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). The post 4 Food & Staples Retailing Stocks to Sell Now appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/28/16 07:31 AMStaples Showcases New Designed By Students Collection - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160628005159/en/ Designed by Students 2016 Collection (Photo: Business Wire) 'Staples empowered teams of middle school students to solve real-life issues with their ...
06/27/16 09:40 AMCaution Call on Consumer Staples ETFs -
06/26/16 10:40 AMStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Rewards Investors With Payout Of $0.12 - Stocks Daily
06/26/16 10:40 AMIs This the Right Time to Add Staples Inc (NASDAQ:SPLS) to Your Portfolio? - Street Report
06/26/16 10:40 AMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Falls 2.68% for June 24 - Equities.com
06/24/16 06:36 PMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Falls 2.68% for June 24
06/24/16 08:20 AMKaty Perry & Staples Team Up to Fight Classroom Poverty (SPLS) -
06/23/16 07:13 PMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 2.99% for June 23
06/23/16 09:06 AMStaples : Katy Perry and Staples Unveil Public Service Announcement to Celebrate and Support Teachers Across America
06/23/16 07:00 AMKaty Perry and Staples Unveil Public Service Announcement to Celebrate and Support Teachers Across America - [Business Wire] - Staples, Inc. is building on its long-standing commitment to supporting education and helping teachers bring learning to life for students with the debut of a new public service announcement starring superstar Katy Perry.
06/22/16 10:07 AMStaples Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (SPLS) -
06/21/16 11:19 AMStaples Launches New Trends For Back-To-School Supplies At The Lowest Prices - Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) makes it easy for shoppers of back-to-school shopping with top brands, as well as the latest trends at the lowest prices, period. According to the company, this was part of celebrating three decades of back-to-school experience. Staples said that the fresh 2016 back-to-school trends ranged between runway-inspired metallic, tropical prints, bohemian vibe patterns and classic ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
06/21/16 10:48 AMTwo Stocks within Analysts Review: Kroger Company (NYSE:KR) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
06/21/16 10:48 AMStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Stock Rating Update - Investor Newswire
06/21/16 10:48 AMStaples, Inc. (SPLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 22, 2016 - Nasdaq
06/21/16 06:09 AMStaples Debuts New Trends for 2016 Back-to-School Supplies at the Lowest Prices, Period - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160621005205/en/ Jansport High Stakes Backpack in Multi Graffiti (Photo: Business Wire) The new 2016 back-to-school trends range from runway-inspired metallic, tropical ...
06/20/16 06:08 PMStaples and United Way locations across North America to stuff literacy kits to keep children reading throughout summer
06/17/16 06:15 PMStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Delights Investors With Dividend Of $0.12 - Stocks Daily
06/17/16 09:12 AMAnalyst Earnings Report: Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Beacon Chronicle
06/17/16 09:12 AMTwo Movers inside Analysts Radar: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) , United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) - Street Updates
06/16/16 06:46 PMStaples Inc.: Staples Partners with United Way Locations Across North America to Create Over 1,000 Youth Literacy Kits
06/16/16 06:46 PMStaples Partners with United Way Locations Across North America to Create Over 1,000 Youth Literacy Kits
06/16/16 06:46 PMWestlake Chemical Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Staples
06/16/16 10:55 AMStaples Now Offers Same-Day Delivery Service
06/16/16 10:55 AMStaples launches same-day delivery service in eight major U.S. Cities
06/15/16 06:27 PMStock Analysis review: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - News Oracle
06/15/16 06:27 PMThe Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Movers to Watch - Wall Street 24
06/15/16 03:34 PMSTAPLES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Securit -
06/15/16 10:27 AMBears Cheer as Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Same-Day Delivery Plans Fail to Impress - Schaeffers Research (blog)
06/15/16 10:04 AMHere's Why Same-Day Delivery Won't Help Staples -
06/15/16 09:07 AMOffice Depot's plan to beat Staples at back-to-school - Office Depot will hire 33 percent more U.S. workers to beef up customer service during the back-to-school season.
06/14/16 06:12 PMStock to Track: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - News Oracle
06/14/16 06:12 PMStaples Launches Same-Day Delivery Service Staples RushSM - Benzinga
06/14/16 05:16 PMCompanies Tumble to 5-Year Lows -
06/14/16 04:57 PMStaples declares $0.12 dividend -
06/14/16 04:09 PMStaples, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Dividend - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160614006418/en/ About Staples Staples retail stores and Staples.com help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, ...
06/14/16 10:37 AMStaples to offer same-day delivery in select metropolitan areas
06/14/16 10:37 AMStaples to Roll Out Same-Day Delivery Service ?Staples RushSM
About Staples

Staples logoStaples, Inc. is a provider of products and services for business customers and consumers. The Company offers a selection of products, Websites and mobile platforms, and a range of copy, print and technology services. The Company operates through three business segments, which include North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial and International Operations. The North American Stores & Online segment includes its retail stores and Staples.com businesses in the United States and Canada. The North American Commercial segment consists of the United States and Canadian businesses that sell and deliver products and services directly to businesses, including Staples Advantage and Quill.com. The International Operations segment consists of businesses in approximately 25 countries in Europe, Australia, South America and Asia. It serves businesses of all sizes and consumers in North America, Europe, Australia, South America and Asia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Specialty Retail, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SPLS
  • CUSIP: 85503010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.62
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.59
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.47
  • P/E Ratio: 15.62
  • P/E Growth: -9.61
  • Market Cap: $5.66B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.91 EPS
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Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) Chart for Friday, July, 1, 2016


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