TABLE-U.S. retailers same-store sales in November

jueves 6 de diciembre de 2007 16:08 CET
 

 Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following table lists select U.S.
retail companies that have reported November sales at stores
open at least a year, a key retail measure also known as
same-store sales.
 The table has the range of analysts' estimates* and the
actual change in same-store sales reported by the companies^.
The consensus estimate# is the average of analysts' mean
estimate.
 Data is compiled by Reuters Estimates.
 All figures expressed in percentage change over the same
period last year except number of estimates.
                                         NOVEMBER 2007
                              Analysts'    Same-store    No.
of           Same-store      Company            Symbol      
estimates*   sales (est)#  Estimates         sales (act)^   
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 ==============================Discount Stores
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 -----=========================Wal-Mart##         (WMT.N: Cotización)    
0.0 to 2.5       1.2           14                1.5         
Target**           (TGT.N: Cotización)      9.0 to 14.0     10.8         
13               10.8          Costco            (COST.O: Cotización)     
3.0 to 9.0       6.6          16                9.0         
BJ's Wholesale      BJ.N      1.0 to 6.0       4.0         
14                7.7          TJX Cos.           (TJX.N: Cotización)     
2.0 to 6.0       4.3          12                7.0         
Family Dollar      FDO.N      0.0 to 3.0       1.7          
9               -3.4          Ross Stores       (ROST.O: Cotización)     
1.0 to 4.0       2.8           9                3.0         
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 ------------------------------Department Stores
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 ------------------------------Kohl's             (KSS.N: Cotización)    
0.0 to  9.0      6.0           15               10.2         
JC Penney          (JCP.N: Cotización)      1.0 to  9.0      3.8         
13                2.6          Macy's               (M.N: Cotización)     
1.0 to  12.0     7.5          12               13.4         
Nordstrom          (JWN.N: Cotización)      0.0 to  9.0      3.6         
13                8.7          Saks               SKS.N     
8.0 to  16.0     12.2          9               25.7         
Dillard's          (DDS.N: Cotización)     -2.0 to  10.0     2.1          
5                1.0          Bon-Ton Stores^   (BONT.O: Cotización)     
8.0 to  12.0     9.5           4                8.6         
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 ------------------------------Apparel
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 ------------------------------Gap                (GPS.N: Cotización)   
-8.0 to -1.0     -4.6           20               Flat         
Limited            LTD.N     -7.3 to -2.0     -4.9         
17               -7.0          Abercrombie        (ANF.N: Cotización)    
-1.0 to  4.0      1.5          20                2.0         
Hot Topic~~       HOTT.O     -9.0 to -4.0     -6.7         
12               -8.3          American Eagle~~   (AEO.N: Cotización)    
-1.0 to  3.0      1.3          22               Flat         
Aeropostale        ARO.N      0.0 to  7.0      4.8         
13                6.6          Pacific Sunwear   PSUN.O    
-1.0 to  5.0      2.9          15                2.3         
Ann Taylor         ANN.N     -1.0 to 10.0      2.6         
15                3.9          Children's Place  (PLCE.O: Cotización)     
1.0 to  6.0      3.2           7                3.0         
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 ------------------------------Other Specialty
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 ------------------------------Sharper Image     SHRP.O  
-12.0 to -5.0     -9.3            2               -8.0
 ##For U.S. stores, excluding fuel
 **Figures for Target are not adjusted for calendar shift.
After adjusting for the calendar shift, four analysts on
average expect the company to post a 3 percent rise in
same-store sales. Target reported a rise of 1.1 percent in
same-store sales after adjusting for the shift.
 ^Bon-Ton Stores is for Bon-Ton and Carson's combined
 ~~Reported on Wednesday
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