Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday. The company reported $3.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.65 by $0.78, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.65 billion. Dillard’s had a negative net margin of 1.51% and a negative return on equity of 4.82%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.75 EPS.
Shares of DDS traded up $1.77 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $82.62. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,104 shares, compared to its average volume of 718,450. The company has a fifty day moving average of $74.83 and a two-hundred day moving average of $50.53. Dillard’s has a twelve month low of $21.50 and a twelve month high of $128.00. The company has a market cap of $1.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -26.37 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41.
In other Dillard’s news, Director J C. Watts, Jr. sold 3,400 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.11, for a total value of $173,774.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 12,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $643,986. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 23.40% of the company’s stock.
Dillard's, Inc operates as a fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the southwest, southeast, and midwest regions of the United States. Its stores offer merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men, and children; accessories; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods.
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