Technical Reports on Specialty Retail Stocks — Alibaba, Staples, Office Depot, and Party City Holdco

May 16, 2017 - (Newswire)


Stock-Callers.com is currently reviewing the performances of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA), Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), and Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE: PRTY). These equities belong to the Specialty retailers industry, which is a highly fragmented space that caters to a narrow or niche audience either by location, type of customer, or product mix. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:



Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares gained 0.88%, closing Monday's trading session at $121.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 11.11 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 9.09 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 10.15% in the last month, 17.75% over the previous three months, and 38.25% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.98% above its 50-day moving average and 20.58% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Alibaba Group, which through its subsidiaries, operates as an online and mobile commerce company in the People's Republic of China and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 77.51.

On April 27th, 2017, Alibaba Group announced that the Company will report its unaudited financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended March 31st, 2017 before the US market opens on Thursday, May 18th, 2017, and will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results at 7:30 a.m. US ET that same day.

On May 09th, 2017, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $125 a share to $135 a share. See our free and comprehensive research report on BABA at:



On Monday, shares in Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples Inc. recorded a trading volume of 6.82 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 6.72 million shares. The stock rose 0.76%, ending the day at $9.32. The Company's shares have advanced 2.73% in the previous three months and 4.43% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.27% and 6.28%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Staples, which together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores, have an RSI of 43.59.

On May 09th, 2017, Staples announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss Q1 2017 results on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The conference call will be webcast via the Company's Investor Relations website. SPLS free research report PDF is just a click away at:


Office Depot

Boca Raton, Florida headquartered Office Depot Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.58% higher at $5.18. A total volume of 7.95 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 5.42 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.40% in the last one month, 18.44% in the previous three months, and 15.29% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.31% and 22.67%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Office Depot, which together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services in North America, have an RSI of 60.98.

On May 09th, 2017, Office Depot announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on June 15th, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 25th, 2017.

On May 10th, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $4.40 a share to $5.25 a share. Sign up for your complimentary report on ODP at:


Party City Holdco

Shares in Rockaway, New Jersey headquartered Party City Holdco Inc. ended yesterday's session 1.62% higher at $15.70. The stock recorded a trading volume of 362,805 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 10.56% in the last one month, 2.28% over the previous three months, and 10.56% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 8.31% and 0.11% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Party City Holdco, which through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes party supplies in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 57.29.

On May 09th, 2017, Party City Holdco announced financial results for Q1ended March 31st, 2017. Net loss was $4.7 million for the quarter, adjusted net income was $6.1 million, adjusted EBITDA was $49.1 million, and diluted loss per share was $0.04. Additionally, total revenues for Q1 2017 were $477.0 million, total gross profit margin increased 30 basis points to 37.0% of net sales, and operating expenses were $163.6 million. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on PRTY at:



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