Media headlines about Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sears Holdings Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 90 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on SHLD shares. ValuEngine lowered Sears Holdings Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Vetr raised Sears Holdings Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $7.05 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Sears Holdings Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th.

Shares of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) traded down 1.59% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $8.06. The company had a trading volume of 743,487 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $864.56 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $7.50 and its 200-day moving average is $8.95. Sears Holdings Corporation has a 12-month low of $5.50 and a 12-month high of $18.18.

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 25th. The company reported ($2.15) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $1.43. The company had revenue of $4.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.05 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($1.86) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that Sears Holdings Corporation will post ($11.90) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Sears Holdings Corporation Company Profile

Sears Holdings Corporation is an integrated retailer. The Company is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co (Sears). The Company’s segments are Kmart and Sears Domestic. It also offers Shop Your Way, a member-based social shopping platform that offers rewards and personalized services.

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