TABLE-U.S. retailers' October same-store sales

jueves 6 de noviembre de 2008 15:12 CET
 

 Nov 6 (Reuters) - The following table lists select U.S.
retail companies that have reported October 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*, the mean
of these estimates#, the number of estimates^ used to calculate
the mean and the actual change~ in same-store sales reported by
the companies.
 All figures are expressed as the percentage change over the
same period last year except number of estimates.
 Analysts' estimates are compiled by Thomson Reuters
Estimates.
                              OCTOBER 2008
                                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)      1.0  to 
2.0       1.6          9          2.4    
 Target             (TGT.N: Cotización)     -3.3  to  -1.5      -2.8      
  9         -4.8    
 Costco^^          (COST.O: Cotización)      0.5  to   6.5       3.6      
  8         -1.0    
 BJ's Wholesale^^    BJ.N      3.0  to   9.5       6.3      
  8         10.2    
 TJX Cos            (TJX.N: Cotización)     -2.0  to   1.5      -0.8      
 10         -6.0    
 Ross Stores       (ROST.O: Cotización)     -3.0  to   0.0      -0.8      
  9         -2.0    
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 --------------------- Department Stores
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 --------------------- Kohl's             (KSS.N: Cotización)     -8.0  to
-3.0      -6.4          9         -9.0    
 JC Penney          (JCP.N: Cotización)    -18.0  to -11.0     -13.2      
  6        -13.0    
 Nordstrom          (JWN.N: Cotización)    -17.5  to  -9.0     -13.1      
  8        -15.7    
 Saks               SKS.N    -15.0  to  -9.0     -11.8      
  4        -16.6    
 Dillard's          (DDS.N: Cotización)    -13.0  to -13.0     -13.0      
  1         -8.0    
 Bon-Ton Stores    (BONT.O: Cotización)    -10.0  to -10.0     -10.0      
  1        -11.1    
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 --------------------- Apparel
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 --------------------- Gap                (GPS.N: Cotización)    -13.0  to
-7.0     -11.1         12        -16.0    
 Limited            LTD.N    -10.0  to  -4.0      -7.2      
 12         -9.0    
 Abercrombie        (ANF.N: Cotización)    -17.0  to  -9.0     -14.4      
 14        -20.0    
 Hot Topic         HOTT.O     -4.0  to  -1.5      -3.2      
  7          8.3    
 Chico's FAS        (CHS.N: Cotización)    -21.0  to -12.5     -15.3      
  9        -13.4    
 American Eagle     (AEO.N: Cotización)    -11.0  to  -5.0      -8.0      
 16        -12.0    
 Aeropostale        ARO.N      2.0  to   5.0       2.9      
 15          1.0    
 Pacific Sunwear   PSUN.O     -9.0  to  -5.0      -6.6      
 11        -11.0    
 Children's Place  (PLCE.O: Cotización)      0.0  to   3.0       1.8      
  6          4.0    
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 ##For U.S. stores, excluding fuel.
 ^^Both Costco and BJ's figures include the impact of fuel.
 (Compiled by Anne Pallivathuckal and Dilipp S Nag)