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staples inc (SPLS) Snapshot

Open
$12.92
Previous Close
$12.90
Day High
$13.05
Day Low
$12.84
52 Week High
11/1/13 - $16.67
52 Week Low
06/26/14 - $10.70
Market Cap
8.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
9.5M
EPS TTM
$1.14
Shares Outstanding
644.2M
EX-Date
09/24/14
P/E TM
11.4x
Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
3.68%
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staples inc (SPLS) Details

Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores. It operates in three segments: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial, and International Operations. The company offers a range of office supplies, business technology products and services, facility and breakroom supplies, computers and mobility products, and office furniture under the Staples, Quill, and other proprietary brands. It also provides copy and print services to retail and delivery customers, as well as technology services through its EasyTech business. The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through its Staples.com and Quill.com Websites, as well as through retail stores, contract sales force, and direct mail catalog business. As of March 7, 2014, it operated approximately 2,200 stores worldwide. The company also operated 116 distribution and fulfillment centers in 30 states in the United States; 7 provinces in Canada; and in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. Staples, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts.

46,361 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/14
Founded in 1985

staples inc (SPLS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $567.5K
President of Europe
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of North American Stores & Online
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

staples inc (SPLS) Key Developments

Staples, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 16, 2014

Staples, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on October 16, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 26, 2014.

Staples, Inc. Plans to Close Approximately 140 Stores in North America; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended August 2, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of 2014; Announces Impairment Long-Lived Assets for the Second Quarter Ended August 2, 2014

Staples, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $5,220.103 million compared to $5,314.724 million a year ago. Operating income was $19.362 million compared to $187.707 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $12.023 million compared to $154.244 million a year ago. Net income was $81.875 million compared to $102.531 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $81.875 million compared to $104.115 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.13 compared to $0.16 a year ago. Diluted net income per share was $0.13 compared to $0.16 a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $120 million against $188 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $75 million against $103 million a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.12 against $0.16 a year ago. Non-GAAP income from continuing operations before income taxes was $112.879 million. For the six months, the company reported sales of $10,874.362 million compared to $11,129.295 million a year ago. Operating income was $178.142 million compared to $472.794 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $160.175 million compared to $406.719 million a year ago. Consolidated net income was $178.085 million compared to $272.458 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $178.085 million compared to $274.536 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.27 compared to $0.41 a year ago. Net income per share was $0.27 compared to $0.41 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $303.578 million compared to $347.565 million a year ago. Acquisition of property and equipment was $109.756 million compared to $124.015 million a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income of 303.030 million, income from continuing operations before income taxes of $285.063 million, net income of $189.568 million or $0.29 per diluted earnings per common share. For the third quarter of 2014, the company expects sales to decrease versus the third quarter of 2013. The company expects to achieve fully diluted non-GAAP earnings per share in the range of $0.34 to $0.39 for the third quarter of 2014. This guidance excludes any potential impact on earnings per share related to 2014 restructuring and other related activities. The company expects to record pre-tax charges in the range of $40 million to $75 million associated with restructuring and other related activities during the third quarter of 2014. For the full year of 2014, the company is expecting its total pre-tax restructuring and other related charges in the range of $230 million to $310 million; and to generate more than $600 million of free cash flow. The company's free cash flow guidance reflects an expected use of cash in the range of $60 million to $100 million associated with its 2014 restructuring plan, as well an expected use of cash in the range of $50 million to $100 million related to its 2012 and 2013 restructuring plans. For the quarter, the company recorded impairment of long-lived assets of $5.196 million. The company expects to close approximately 140 stores in North America during the second half of 2014.

Staples, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Aug 20, 2014

Staples, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results on Aug 20, 2014

 

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