Dillard's Inc


  • Bonds Under Pressure From Credit Problems? Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 9:17 AM ET

    Are bonds about to lose their flight-to-quality premium? The Fed, the executive branch, the legislative branch, and now even the Bank of England (which cut its key rate a quarter point to 5.5 percent) are working to resolve credit problems. The 10-year is looking toppy here.

  • Smorgasbord of Stock Picks for a Stable Portfolio Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 12:42 PM ET

    Two top traders offered a mixed bag of stocks, across several sectors, to help investors prepare for market turbulence in the week ahead.

  • Goldman’s Unprecedented Defense Move Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 12:32 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs (GS) is making a major shift in its analyst coverage, upgrading or downgrading 17 sectors on the fear of a softening economy. Could Goldman’s move be a bellwether of things to come? Or is it already late to the party?

  • Is Dealmaking On Permanent Vacation? Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 2:29 PM ET

    M&A in August plunged a whopping 64% from the prior month and so far this year, about 20% of acquirers have pulled out of existing takeovers. Some investors are betting deals for First Data (FDC) and TXU Corp. (TXU) may be the next to fall through. Typically dealmaking rebounds in September, but will things be different this year?

  • Stocks On The Move: GM, Daimler... Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 2:26 PM ET

    Following are Tuesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of General Motors (GM), Daimler (DAI) and SunMicro (JAVA) popped while Mattel (MAT) and Avis Budget Group (CAR) dropped.

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 8:46 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • Stocks Close Sharply Higher on Hopes of Fed Rate Cut Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks ended broadly higher as investors were hopeful the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates next month. "You had more people positive today that the Fed is going to cut rates," said Todd Leone, head of listed trading at Cowen & Co. "A lack of bad news is really the main thing moving the markets today -- as long as you don't hear anything negative, the market does OK."

  • Altria, Dillards, Seagate: Market's Reaction Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 10:55 AM ET

    The Altria board, as expected, announced the spinoff of its Philip Morris International division. Precise timing of the spinoff will be announced at its regularly meeting on January 30, 2008. Also, as expected, voted to increase the dividend 8.7% to $0.75. The stock is still up, but off its highs; no statement on increased buyback, or cost reduction efforts.

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • "Massive short squeeze run?" JP Morgan's Charles Grom raises the question of whether we'll see a short squeeze run of retail shares when same store sales are released this Thursday much like we saw last month. If you remember, June's same store sales were not strong by any means rather they were more or less on plan for what is traditionally a weak summer sales season (buyers are on the beach not the in the malls.)

  • Dillard's Shares Leap as Unhappy Shareholder Seeks Talks Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 12:43 PM ET

    Dillard's shares soared almost 12% on Thursday after an activist hedge fund unhappy with the department store operator's performance demanded talks with management, saying the stock is undervalued.

  • Contest Stocks: FMT Comes Full Circle Thursday, 24 May 2007 | 11:24 AM ET

    Hey folks, here's one of our last contest stock reports. And it's somewhat appropriate we do so as we are coming back full circle to the start of the contest with Fremont General once again on the actives list based on their news about its reorganization, selling a unit, and installing new management. Here you go:

  • Dillard's Misses Sales and Earnings Estimates for Quarter Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | 11:39 AM ET

    Department store chain Dillard's posted a 30% drop in first-quarter profit as sales declined, sending shares lower. Net profit fell to $42.9 million, or 53 cents a share, from $61.3 million, or 77 cents a share, a year earlier.

  • Federated CEO Optimistic On Macy's, May -- And Martha Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | 10:35 AM ET

    Federated Department Stores said stronger same-store sales and lower costs boosted fourth-quarter earnings 5% higher. And Chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren told CNBC's Becky Quick that the parent of Macy's and acquirer of May Stores is getting "better and better."

  • Retailers reported mixed sales for December, as unusually warm weather hurt sales of winter apparel but stores with high-end or big-ticket items lured shoppers at the end of the month.

  • Retail Analyst Stock Plays: Federated Stands Out Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 2:11 PM ET

    Holiday spending is in full swing - with online shoppers spending nearly $12B so far this season and U.S. November same-store sales up 1.8%. But all that money isn't helping the stocks. After a run-up--retailers remain under pressure--down 1.25% last week. What should investors buy and sell?  On CNBC’s “Morning Call” Erin Burnett asked Goldman Sachs Retail Analyst--Adrianne Shapira.