Staples Company Profile (NASDAQ:SPLS)

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: $8.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.65
  • P/E Growth: 7.63
  • Market Cap: $5.52B
  • Outstanding Shares: 650,423,000
  • Beta: 1.49
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.08)
Consensus Price Target: $11.20 (31.92% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$10.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$9.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$9.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/29/2016Bank of America Corp.Boost Price TargetUnderperform -> Buy$8.10 -> $10.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$12.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
5/15/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
5/11/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$8.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
3/25/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
3/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
12/7/2015BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/22/2015B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$16.00View Rating Details
7/30/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
7/30/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
7/24/2015Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/4/2015Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details
12/11/2014Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/16/2016        
8/17/2016Q216$0.12$0.12$4.78 billion$4.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q116$0.16$0.17$5.08 billion$5.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2016Q415$0.28$0.26$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/18/2015Q315$0.35$0.35$5.67 billion$5.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2015Q215$0.12$0.12$4.96 billion$4.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q115$0.17$0.17$5.46 billion$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2015Q414$0.30$0.31$5.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2014Q314$0.36$0.37$5.95 billion$5.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q214$0.11$0.12$5.16 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2014Q114$0.21$0.18$5.62 billion$5.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q413$0.39$0.33$5.98 billion$5.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/2013Q3$0.42$0.42$6.18 billion$6.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2013Q2 2013$0.18$0.16$5.37 billion$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/22/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.26$5.91 billion$5.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q4 2012$0.45$0.46$6.72 billion$6.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2012Q312$0.45$0.46$6.46 billion$6.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2012$0.22$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2012$0.30$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2011$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$0.20$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2011$0.32$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88 EPS
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 20174$0.33$0.36$0.35
Q4 20173$0.25$0.28$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Annual Dividend:$0.48
Dividend Yield:5.65%
Payout Ratio:-70.59% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.55% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
54.55% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/14/2016quarterly$0.125.52%6/22/20166/24/20167/14/2016
3/1/2016quarterly$0.124.95%3/22/20163/25/20164/14/2016
12/2/2015quarterly$0.123.98%12/21/201512/23/20151/14/2016
9/15/2015quarterly$0.123.45%9/23/20159/25/201510/15/2015
6/1/2015quarterly$0.122.92%6/24/20156/26/20157/16/2015
3/3/2015quarterly$0.122.89%3/25/20153/27/20154/16/2015
12/2/2014quarterly$0.123.33%12/23/201412/26/20141/15/2015
9/9/2014quarterly$0.123.86%9/24/20149/26/201410/16/2014
6/3/2014quarterly$0.124.38%6/25/20146/27/20147/17/2014
3/6/2014quarterly$0.124.23%3/26/20143/28/20144/17/2014
12/3/2013quarterly$0.123.12%12/24/201312/27/20131/16/2014
9/11/2013quarterly$0.123.26%9/25/20139/27/201310/17/2013
6/3/2013quarterly$0.123.18%6/26/20136/28/20137/18/2013
3/6/2013quarterly$0.123.76%3/26/20133/29/20134/18/2013
12/4/2012quarterly$0.1112/14/201212/21/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/30/2016Michael WilliamsGeneral CounselSell12,458$8.59$107,014.22View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Shira GoodmanInsiderBuy5,100$9.70$49,470.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Rowland MoriartyDirectorSell100,000$11.14$1,114,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Rowland MoriartyDirectorSell25,235$12.20$307,867.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Ronald SargentCEOBuy8,500$11.82$100,470.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Shira GoodmanInsiderBuy5,000$11.44$57,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Joseph DoodyInsiderSell32,041$16.17$518,102.97View SEC Filing  
7/5/2013Ronald SargentCEOSell68,806$15.90$1,094,015.40View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Demos ParnerosInsiderSell75,000$16.00$1,200,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Joseph DoodyInsiderSell40,000$16.50$660,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Ronald SargentCEOSell525,000$15.04$7,896,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Christine T KomolaCFOSell18,000$14.93$268,740.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Robert NakasoneDirectorSell21,825$14.95$326,283.75View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Michael WilliamsSVPBuy10,000$14.90$149,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Paul WalshDirectorSell22,500$14.90$335,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS)
DateHeadline
forbes.com logoPut Wal-Mart And Staples On Your Back-To-School Stock Shopping List (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.forbes.com - August 26 at 7:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOn Women’s Equality Day, Staples Shows Commitment to Ending Gender Wage Gap (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 10:26 AM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Staples Canada Names SVP Of Sales and Operations As New President (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.journaltranscript.com - August 25 at 7:45 PM
publicnow.com logoStaples Makes Back-to-School Shopping Virtually Effortless (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 7:45 PM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Staples Canada Names SVP Of Sales and Operations As New President - Journal Transcript (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.journaltranscript.com - August 25 at 12:25 PM
seekingalpha.com logoStaples Has Problems - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:SPLS)
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 7:15 PM
News IconTrending Stocks: Office Depot Inc(NASDAQ:ODP), Staples, Inc.(NASDAQ:SPLS) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NASDAQ:SPLS)
stockznews.com - August 23 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSTAPLES INC Financials (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStaples Canada Names Mary Sagat President (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 12:05 PM
News IconNotable Hot Runners: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), Gold Fields Limited (ADR)(NYSE:GFI) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NASDAQ:SPLS)
stockznews.com - August 22 at 12:05 PM
News IconStaples, Inc.'s (SPLS): Market Mover - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.hotstockspoint.com - August 22 at 12:05 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoOffice Depot CEO will retire next year (NASDAQ:SPLS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 12:05 PM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Drum Support For Teachers And Students Through DonorsChoose.org - Journal Transcript (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.journaltranscript.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Jumps in Fighting Ground on Results- Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) - Seneca Globe (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.senecaglobe.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) & Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) Trending Stocks - Money News (press release) (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.newsismoney.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
marketexclusive.com logoStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Feels Pain Of Failed Attempt To Swallow Rival - Market Exclusive (NASDAQ:SPLS)
marketexclusive.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Staples, Inc. : August 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
thestreet.com logoStaples (SPLS) Stock Down, Jefferies Lowers Earnings Estimates (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.thestreet.com - August 18 at 7:48 PM
investopedia.com logoStaples Stock Falls Amid Weak Guidance (SPLS, ODP) (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.investopedia.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
investorplace.com logoTGT, LOW and SPLS stock proved that retailers aren't out of the woods yet (NASDAQ:SPLS)
investorplace.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
News IconStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Drum Support For Teachers And Students Through DonorsChoose.org (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.journaltranscript.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
marketexclusive.com logoStaples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) Feels Pain Of Failed Attempt To Swallow Rival (NASDAQ:SPLS)
marketexclusive.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
publicnow.com logoStaples Offers Lowest Prices on Technology with Top Brand Laptops as low as $249.99 and Free Tech Support with Purchase (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
capitalcube.com logoStaples, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SPLS-US : August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
investorplace.com logoWhy Target Corporation (TGT), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) and Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Are 3 of Today's Worst Stocks - Investorplace.com (NASDAQ:SPLS)
investorplace.com - August 17 at 7:53 PM
fool.com logoWhy Cree, Barnes & Noble, and Staples Slumped Today (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.fool.com - August 17 at 7:38 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy Target Corporation (TGT), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) and Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks (NASDAQ:SPLS)
investorplace.com - August 17 at 5:19 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 3-Staples forecasts 15th straight quarterly sales decline (NASDAQ:SPLS)
feeds.reuters.com - August 17 at 11:33 AM
cnbc.com logoStaples reports 2Q loss (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.cnbc.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
businesswire.com logoStaples, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Performance (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.businesswire.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
etfdailynews.com logoStaples Shares Fall on Mixed Q2 Earnings (NASDAQ:SPLS)
etfdailynews.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
zacks.com logoStaples (SPLS) Reports In Line Q2 Earnings, Guides Q3 (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.zacks.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
reuters.com logoStaples forecasts fifteenth consecutive quarterly sales decline (NASDAQ:SPLS)
ca.reuters.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
reuters.com logoStaples quarterly sales falls 3.7 percent (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.reuters.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Staples Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:SPLS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStaples quarterly sales fall 3.7 pct (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStaples (SPLS) Q2 Earnings In Line, Sales Tops Estimates (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStaples forecasts 15th consecutive quarterly sales decline (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
thestreet.com logoStock Futures Little Changed as Wall Street Awaits Word From the Fed (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.thestreet.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
247wallst.com logoHow Store Closures Dragged on Staples Earnings (NASDAQ:SPLS)
247wallst.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
investors.com logoStocks Edge Lower At Open As Dollar Bounces; Target, Lowe's Take Q2 Hits (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.investors.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoStaples Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today (NASDAQ:SPLS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStaples forecasts fifteenth straight quarterly sales decline (NASDAQ:SPLS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
forbes.com logoLowe's, Target Drag Down Stocks, As Investors Eye Fed Minutes (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.forbes.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoThe Market In 5 Minutes: Retailers Keep The Earnings Party Going (NASDAQ:SPLS)
feeds.benzinga.com - August 17 at 9:30 AM
cnbc.com logoStaples quarterly sales fall 3.7 percent (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.cnbc.com - August 17 at 7:45 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - August 16 at 7:38 PM
reuters.com logoUS inflation tame as economy gains momentum - Reuters (NASDAQ:SPLS)
www.reuters.com - August 16 at 12:32 PM
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feedproxy.google.com - August 16 at 11:21 AM
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investorplace.com - August 16 at 11:08 AM

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