OTCPK:SHLD.Q

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Executive Summary

Sears Holdings Corporation operates as an integrated retailer in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.


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Share Price & News

How has Sears Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SHLD.Q is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 39% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SHLD.Q's weekly volatility has increased from 24% to 39% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.1%

SHLD.Q

-3.3%

US Multiline Retail

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

56.1%

SHLD.Q

42.6%

US Multiline Retail

36.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SHLD.Q exceeded the US Multiline Retail industry which returned 41.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SHLD.Q exceeded the US Market which returned 31.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SHLD.QIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.1%-3.3%-0.4%
30 Day-20.0%-6.5%-2.3%
90 Day52.4%-2.8%5.0%
1 Year56.1%56.1%44.5%42.6%39.1%36.2%
3 Year-87.5%-87.5%79.5%69.2%48.4%39.0%
5 Year-98.1%-98.1%86.6%66.0%116.6%92.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sears Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Sears Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Sears Holdings is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Sears Holdings has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of SHLD.Q's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Sears Holdings regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Retail industry.

Future Growth

How is Sears Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.1%

Forecasted Retail industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Sears Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of SHLD.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on theOTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Sears Holdings's filings and announcementshere.
  • Explore growth companies in the Retail industry.

Past Performance

How has Sears Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

14.2%

Historical Retail annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare SHLD.Q's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Multiline Retail industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SHLD.Q has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is Sears Holdings's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Sears Holdings's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Sears Holdings has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of SHLD.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Sears Holdings's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Retail industry.

Dividend

What is Sears Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SHLD.Q's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SHLD.Q's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SHLD.Q's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SHLD.Q's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sears Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Riecker
Chief Financial Officer3.92yrsUS$1.15mno data
Leena Munjal
Chief Digital Officer8.42yrsUS$1.05mno data
Robert Naedele
Chief Commercial Officer of Shop Your Way3.42yrsUS$1.47mno data
Luke Valentino
Divisional VP1.92yrsno datano data
Chris Brathwaite
Vice President of Media Relations & Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
Kelly Abney
VP & Head of Supply Chainno datano datano data
Mohsin Meghji
Chief Restructuring Officer2.42yrsno datano data
S. Stollenwerck
President of Real Estate Business Unit9yrsno datano data
Mark Panzer
Senior Vice President and President of Pharmacy7.08yrsno datano data
Tom Park
President of Kenmore5.5yrsno datano data
James Bowling
CEO of Sears Home Services3.33yrsno datano data
Gregory Ladley
President of Softlines2.17yrsno datano data

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SHLD.Q's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ann Reese
Independent Director16yrsUS$70.00kno data
William Transier
Independent Director2.42yrsno datano data
Thomas Tisch
Independent Director16.17yrsUS$60.00kno data
Paul DePodesta
Independent Director8.25yrsUS$60.00kno data
William Kunkler
Independent Director11.5yrsUS$60.00kno data
Alan Carr
Independent Director2.42yrsno datano data

9.9yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SHLD.Q's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sears Holdings Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Ticker: SHLD.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1899
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$34.531m
  • Shares outstanding: 107.91m
  • Website: https://www.searsholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • 3333 Beverly Road
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Illinois
  • 60179
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SHLD.QOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon Shares Par Value 0.01USUSDApr 2003
SEEDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon Shares Par Value 0.01DEEURApr 2003

Biography

Sears Holdings Corporation operates as an integrated retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Kmart and Sears Domestic. The Kmart segment operates retail stores that offer a range of pro...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/07 00:53
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Earnings2018/11/03
Annual Earnings2018/02/03


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.