Foot Locker (FL) : Advisory Services Network scooped up 698 additional shares in Foot Locker during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 5,803 shares of Foot Locker which is valued at $400,697.Foot Locker makes up approximately 0.08% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Central Bank Trust Co added FL to its portfolio by purchasing 83 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $5,731.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reduced its stake in FL by selling 981 shares or 1.45% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 66,802 shares of FL which is valued at $4,541,868. Foot Locker makes up approx 0.02% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio.West Oak Capital boosted its stake in FL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 100 additional shares and now holds a total of 250 shares of Foot Locker which is valued at $16,998. Foot Locker makes up approx 0.01% of West Oak Capital’s portfolio. Washington Trust Bank added FL to its portfolio by purchasing 16 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,088.Eqis Capital Management boosted its stake in FL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,033 additional shares and now holds a total of 13,359 shares of Foot Locker which is valued at $908,278. Foot Locker makes up approx 0.06% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
Foot Locker opened for trading at $68.54 and hit $69.61 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $69.05, with a gain of 1.62% or 1.1 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,90,461 shares. Company has a market cap of $9,201 M.
On the company’s financial health, Foot Locker reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Aug 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.90. The company had revenue of $1780.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1762.64 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 EPS.
Investors should note that on Aug 17, 2016, Foot Locker announced a cash dividend of $0.2750. The company’s management has announced Oct 12, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Oct 14, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 28, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Foot Locker. Foot Locker was Initiated by Guggenheim to “Neutral” on Sep 30, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 22, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 78 from a previous price target of $72 .Company shares were Reiterated by Susquehanna on Aug 22, 2016 to “Positive”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 80 from a previous price target of $73 .
Foot Locker Inc. is a retailer of shoes and apparel. The Company operates in two segments: Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. The Athletic Stores segment is an athletic footwear and apparel retailer whose formats include Foot Locker Lady Foot Locker Kids Foot Locker Champs Sports Footaction and SIX:02 as well as the retail stores of Runners Point Group including Runners Point and Sidestep. The Direct-to-Customers segment includes Footlocker.com Inc. and other affiliates including Eastbay Inc. and the direct-to-customer subsidiary of Runners Point Group which sell to customers through their Internet and mobile sites and catalogs. As of January 31 2015 the Company operated 3423 primarily mall-based stores in the United States Canada Europe Australia and New Zealand. As of January 31 2015 the Company operated a total of 78 franchised stores of which 31 are in the Middle East 27 in Germany and Switzerland and 20 in the Republic of Korea.