Target Misses Earnings Metrics as Margins Collapse on Soaring Expenses

Retail giant Target Corporation on Wednesday reported worse than expected first-quarter earnings missing on major metrics. $TGT shares fell over 26%. Competitor Walmart reported yesterday and also sold off on its earnings miss for its largest single-day percentage decrease since 1987. Target management said fuel and freight costs will be $1 billion higher this year than it had expected, with little sign of their easing throughout 2022.  Target Corporation NYSE: TGT Reported Earnings Before Market Open Wednesday  $1.09 Missed $1.11 … Continue reading “Target Misses Earnings Metrics as Margins Collapse on Soaring Expenses”

Walmart Earnings Hit by Inflation, Lowers Forward Guidance

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Tuesday reported worse than expected first-quarter earnings and cut its full-year profit forecast, as surging costs cut into the bottom line of the world’s biggest retailer. WMT said it sees earnings falling by around 1%, compared to a prior forecast of a 5% to 6% increase. The stock was down 7% Premarket. “Bottomline results were unexpected and reflect the unusual environment. U.S. inflation levels, particularly in food and fuel,” said CEO Doug McMillon. Walmart Inc NYSE: … Continue reading “Walmart Earnings Hit by Inflation, Lowers Forward Guidance”

Walmart Online Sales Continue Sharp Rise During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Tuesday reported better than expected third-quarter earnings and reiterated for Q4. U.S. same-store sales rose 6.4%, continuing near 10 years highs, e-commerce sales jumped 79% as stay at home shoppers grew and $WMT continued to inch into $AMZN’s space.

Walmart Beat Earnings Expectations as Online Sales Continue Rise

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Tuesday reported better than expected Fourth-quarter earnings and reiterated for Q1. U.S. same-store sales rose 4.0%, continuing near 10 years highs, e-commerce sales jumped 42% as it continued to inch into $AMZN’s space.

Target Misses on Earnings, Revenue and Same Store Sales

Retail giant Target Corporation on Tuesday reported worse than expected third-quarter earnings missing on major metrics. $TGT shares fell over 12% before the open, Competitor Walmart reported last week. E-commerce sales were higher with $WMT and $AMZN’s ahead.

Walmart Raise Earnings Outllook as Online Sales Continue Surge

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Thursday reported better than expected third-quarter earnings and guided higher for Q4. U.S. same-store sales rose 3.4%, continuing near 10 years highs, e-commerce sales jumped 43% as it continued to inch into $AMZN’s space.

Walmart Raise Earnings Outllook as Retail and Online Sales Jump

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Thursday reported better than expected second-quarter earnings and guided higher for Q3. U.S. same-store sales rose 4.5%, the strongest in 10 years, e-commerce sales jumped 40% as it continued to inch into $AMZN’s space. $WMT stock was up over 10% premarket.