Staples Company Profile (NASDAQ:SPLS)

Analyst Ratings

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 (24.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated 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 America Corp.Boost 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 Fargo & Co.Reiterated 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
3/25/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower 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
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Annual Dividend:$0.48
Dividend Yield:5.29%
Payout Ratio:85.71% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
53.33% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
52.17% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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 Trades

Insider Trading History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/30/2016Michael WilliamsGeneral CounselSell12,458$8.59$107,014.22View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 10:21 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Press Telegraph
07/22/16 06:22 PMDividend Alert For Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Stocks Daily
07/22/16 06:22 PMAnalyst's Noticeable Buzzers: eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
07/22/16 09:27 AMTraders Recap: Gevo, Inc. (GEVO), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) - iStreetWire
07/22/16 09:27 AMDISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Stocks Trending Alert - Money News (press release)
07/21/16 06:52 PMStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 09:21 AMValuable Analysts Trends to Observe:Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) , Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) - Street Updates
07/21/16 04:00 AMStaples Canada Releases Top Trends, Must-Haves for 2016 Back-To-School Season - [CNW Group] - Staples Canada Releases Top Trends, Must-Haves for 2016 Back-To-School Season
07/20/16 07:30 PMStocks on the Run: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) - NYSE Journal (press release)
07/20/16 07:30 PMLas Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Stocks in the News - Money News (press release)
07/20/16 07:30 PMRevenue Estimates Analysis: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - News Oracle
07/20/16 09:26 AMStaples and Katy Perry continue to help teachers across the country this back-to-school season
07/19/16 06:42 PMStaples : Surprise Donation of More Than $185,000 from Staples Funds Local Classroom Projects through DonorsChoose.org
07/19/16 02:16 PMSurprise Donation of More Than $185,000 from Staples Funds Local Classroom Projects through DonorsChoose.org - [Business Wire] - Staples, Inc. announced that every Dallas teacher-led project posted on DonorsChoose.org received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S.
07/19/16 07:31 AMOverview of Analyst's Recommendations: American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
07/19/16 07:31 AMRandolph Co Inc buys $15976178 stake in Staples (SPLS) - Trade Calls
07/18/16 03:21 PMStaples, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SPLS) : July 18, 2016 -
07/16/16 05:55 PMShare Performance Summary for: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Press Telegraph
07/16/16 09:43 AMNoticeable Analyst's ideas: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
07/15/16 05:30 PMStaples volunteers to participate in reading sessions with local youth as part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Summer Brain Gain program
07/15/16 05:30 PMDespite Management's Best Efforts, Argus Sees Failed Merger, Amazon Pressure Continuing To Squeeze Staples
07/15/16 11:45 AMPerformance to see: Staples, Inc. (SPLS) - News Oracle
07/15/16 11:45 AMAnalysts Actions to Focus: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) , Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Updates
07/15/16 11:45 AMActivision Blizzard, (NASDAQ:ATVI) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Stocks in Focus - Money News (press release)
07/13/16 11:58 AMStaples Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Enable Youth Learning Opportunities During the Summer - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160713006234/en/ On July 12, Framingham headquarters Staples associate Eileen Krouse paired up with Aaliya from the Boys & Girls Club of Metrowest in Marlborough, ...
07/13/16 09:26 AMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 2.58% for July 12
07/13/16 09:26 AMStaples Rings ‘First Bell’ at NASDAQ to Kick Off the Back-to-School Season with Added Convenience and Lowest Price Guarantee
07/13/16 09:26 AMSteve Matyas named President Staples North American Retail
07/13/16 08:39 AMSozzi: Staples Ready to Take on Amazon This Back-to-School Season -
07/12/16 06:47 PMWill Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Surprise This Quarter? - Investor Newswire
07/12/16 06:47 PMStaples Taps New President of North American Retail Operations - Wall Street Journal
07/12/16 03:01 PMStaples Looks to Rebound From Failed Merger With Back-to-School Season -
07/12/16 11:53 AMADDING MULTIMEDIA Staples Rings ‘First Bell’ at NASDAQ to Kick Off the Back-to-School Season with Added Convenience and Lowest Price Guarantee - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160712005375/en/ Steven Matyas, center, president of North American retail at Staples Inc., kicks off the 2016 back-to-school season at the NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony ...
07/12/16 10:53 AMAnalysts and Technical Snapshot on Staples Inc (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Street Report
07/12/16 10:53 AMJPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) & Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Stocks on Trader's Radar - Money News (press release)
07/12/16 10:53 AMStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) & Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) Stock's Buzzers - Money News (press release)
07/12/16 10:53 AMStaples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - Yahoo Finance
07/12/16 05:00 AMStaples Rings 'First Bell' at NASDAQ to Kick Off Back-to-School Season with Lowest Price Guarantee - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, July 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Staples, Inc. (SPLS) rings 'First Bell' at NASDAQ to kick off the back-to-school season with a 100% lowest price guarantee, great rewards and stress-free shopping. "When customers shop at Staples for back-to-school supplies they can be confident knowing we have the lowest prices, period," said Steve Matyas, President of Staples North American Retail. AIR MILES Reward Miles - Customers and teachers can earn AIR MILES reward miles on all in-store and online purchases.
07/11/16 04:06 PMStaples (SPLS) Looks to the Rio Olympics for a Boost -
07/11/16 01:47 PMStaples Bets Big on Rio Olympics -
07/11/16 11:06 AMStaples announces Steve Matyas as President North American Retail
07/11/16 11:06 AMErin Condren’s line of products now available on Staples.com and at all Staples stores across the country
07/11/16 11:06 AMStaples Names Steve Matyas, President North American Retail
07/11/16 10:35 AMStaples (SPLS) Stock Climbs, Names New North American Retail President -
07/11/16 10:23 AMStaples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - [at noodls] - ADVISORY, July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to kick-off the back-to-school season with the best selection of the top brands ...
07/09/16 09:34 AMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 3.27% for July 08
07/08/16 06:29 PMBroker Outlook For Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Fiscal Standard
07/08/16 06:29 PMStaples Inc. (SPLS) Pops 3.27% for July 08 - Equities.com
07/08/16 06:21 AMStaples Expands the Erin Condren Collection to Staples.com and More Retail Locations - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160708005085/en/ Erin Condren LifePlanner (Photo: Business Wire) Customers looking for the latest in bold and inspiring organization solutions can now find Erin ...
07/07/16 09:09 AMWalgreens Is Optimistic About Acquisition, Despite Business-Unfriendly FTC -

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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: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Specialty Retail, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SPLS
  • CUSIP: 85503010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.07
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.41
  • P/E Ratio: 16.20
  • P/E Growth: -10.09
  • Market Cap: $5.86B
  • Beta: 1.45
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.9 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.92 EPS
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Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016