dillards inc-cl a (DDS) Key Developments
Dillard's, Inc. Announces Executive Appointments, Effective from February 1, 2015
Nov 21 14
Dillard's Inc. announced the appointment of Phillip R. Watts, 52, as a Principal Vice President effective February 1, 2015. Mr. Watts will be principal accounting officer and principal financial officer over the areas of accounting and taxation. Mr. Watts joined the company's tax department in 1994. In his role as Vice President of Tax, Mr. Watts is responsible for all income tax accounting and disclosures as well as all income and sales & use tax compliance and property tax accounting. He is also responsible for the company's payroll operations and compliance functions. The company also announced the appointment of Chris Johnson, 43, as a Principal Vice President effective February 1, 2015. Mr. Johnson will be principal financial officer over the areas of treasury and real estate. Mr. Johnson joined Dillard's in 2006 as Vice President of Accounting where he was responsible for financial accounting management, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting, budgeting, planning and financial analysis.
Dillard's, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend on the Class A and Class B Common Stock, Payable February 2, 2015
Nov 21 14
Dillard's Inc. announced that the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.06 per share on the Class A and Class B Common Stock of the company payable February 2, 2015 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2014.
Marcato Capital Urges Dillard’s To Spin Off REIT
Nov 20 14
Marcato Capital Management, LLC said that Dillard's Inc. (NYSE:DDS) would benefit from splitting into a real-estate investment trust and an operating company. Marcato, which has a 4.9% stake in Dillard's, said that it thinks Dillard’s could unlock tremendous value were it to pursue such a strategy, noting that in recent months several major companies with significant real-estate holdings have disclosed plans to consider a REIT structure in their strategies.
Dillard's Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the 13 Weeks and 39 Weeks Ended November 1, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year Ending January 31, 201
Nov 13 14
Dillard's Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the 13 weeks and 39 weeks ended November 1, 2014. For the 13 weeks, the company’s net sales were $1,459.8 million compared to $1,468.6 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and income on and equity in losses of joint ventures was $85.3 million compared to $78.5 million a year ago. Net income was $55.2 million or $1.30 per diluted share compared to $50.9 million or $1.13 per diluted share a year ago.
For the 39 weeks, the company’s net sales were $4,485.6 million compared to $4,497.6 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and income on and equity in losses of joint ventures was $310.8 million compared to $314.5 million a year ago. Net income was $201.4 million or $4.67 per diluted share compared to $204.6 million or $4.43 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities were $209.9 million compared to $173.0 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $124.1 million compared to $65.3 million a year ago.
For the fiscal year ending January 31, 2015, the company expects capital expenditures of $150 million, depreciation and amortization of $250 million and Interest and debt expense, net of $61 million.
Dillard's Inc. to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Nov 13, 2014
Nov 13 14
Dillard's Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results Pre-Market on Nov 13, 2014