Dividends, Recognitions, Quarterly Reports, and Community Programs - Research
Report on PetSmart, Barnes & Noble, Five Below, HSNi, and Finish Line
NEW YORK, December 16, 2013
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting PetSmart,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), Five Below, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FIVE), HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSNI), and Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
PetSmart, Inc. Research Report
On December 5, 2013, PetSmart, Inc. (PetSmart) announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.195 per
share. PetSmart reported that the dividend is payable on February 14, 2014 to
shareholders of record at the close of business on January 31, 2014. The Full
Research Report on PetSmart, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Barnes & Noble, Inc. Research Report
On December 9, 2013, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (Barnes & Noble) announced that it
has earned the top rating of 100 percent in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index
(CEI), for the sixth consecutive year. According to Barnes & Noble, CEI is an
annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the
nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights
organization. Michelle Smith, Vice President of Human Resources for Barnes &
Noble, commented, "Barnes & Noble's more than 40,000 booksellers are all
extremely diverse, bright, talented and passionate, which is why we're proud
to once again be recognized for our inclusive business environment." Smith
added, "Treating one another with dignity and respect is reflected in our core
company values and one way we create millions of satisfied customers each
year. This award is more than just about providing our LGBT employees with
expanded and competitive benefits; it reflects our people's commitment to
celebrating different ideas and people." The Full Research Report on Barnes &
Noble, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Five Below, Inc. Research Report
On December 5, 2013, Five Below, Inc. (Five Below) released its Q3 FY 2013
results (period ended November 2, 2013). Five Below registered net sales of
$110.7 million in Q3 FY 2013, up 27.9% YoY. The Company posted net income
attributable to common shareholders of $1.7 million in Q3 FY 2013, up 133.2%
YoY. Five Below reported diluted EPS of $0.03 in Q3 FY 2013, compared to $0.01
per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. Thomas Vellios, Five Below Co-Founder and
CEO, said, "We are pleased to have delivered another solid quarter, with a 28%
increase in sales and a 35% increase in adjusted operating income. Our results
once again demonstrate the appeal of the Five Below value proposition;
trend-right product that targets our core teen and pre-teen customer at the $1
to $5 price points." Vellios concluded, "Our team successfully completed the
new store program for 2013 with the opening of 60 net new stores, bringing our
total store count to 304. We are ready for the all-important fourth quarter.
With our broad assortment of giftable merchandise, we look forward to
delighting our customers when they shop our stores this holiday season." The
Full Research Report on Five Below, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
HSN, Inc. Research Report
On December 11, 2013, HSN Cares, the philanthropic arm of HSN, Inc. (HSNi),
reported that in combination with Alliance Data, it has announced a donation
of $500,000 to a variety of local charities that support women and children.
According to the Company, the Tampa Bay community will receive $400,000 while
the remaining $100,000 will benefit the communities surrounding HSN's
fulfillment centers in Piney Flats, Tennessee; Fontana, California; and
Roanoke, Virginia. Mindy Grossman, HSNi CEO, stated, "At HSNi, we strive to
cultivate a culture of generosity. Our people are not only creative and
passionate about what they do, but also about giving back and we are honored
to be partnering with Alliance Data to make a difference this holiday season."
Grossman continued, "Our initiatives are proudly supported year-round. We
offer each employee two fully compensated days of community service. Last
year, our employees volunteered over 27,500 hours. We want people to not just
give to charities - we want them to feel connected through our HSN Cares
philanthropic program." The Full Research Report on HSN, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
Finish Line Inc. Research Report
On December 6, 2013, Finish Line Inc. (Finish Line) announced that it intends
to release its Q3 FY 2014 results (period ended November 30, 2013), before
market open on Friday, December 20, 2013. Finish Line reported that the live
and replay versions of the webcast will be accessible through its Investor
Relations website until Monday, January 20, 2014. The Full Research Report on
Finish Line Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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