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

miércoles 8 de octubre de 2008 16:08 CEST
 

 Oct 8 (Reuters) - The following table lists select U.S.
retail companies that have reported September sales at stores
open at least a year -- a key retail measure also known as
same-store sales -- as of 1000 ET Wednesday.
 The table has the range of analysts' estimates*, the mean
of these estimates# and 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. SEPTEMBER 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)      2.0  to 
3.0       2.5          7          2.4    
 Target             (TGT.N: Cotización)     -3.0  to   0.0      -1.2      
  6         -3.0    
 Costco^^          (COST.O: Cotización)      7.0  to   9.0       7.5      
  4          7.0    
 BJ's Wholesale^^    BJ.N      9.0  to  13.5      11.8      
  4         10.4    
 TJX Cos            (TJX.N: Cotización)     -1.0  to   2.5       0.5      
  9           **    
 Ross Stores       (ROST.O: Cotización)     -1.0  to   2.5       0.9      
  7           **    
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 --------------------- Department Stores
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 --------------------- Kohl's             (KSS.N: Cotización)     -8.0  to
-5.0      -6.1          8         -5.5    
 JC Penney          (JCP.N: Cotización)    -12.0  to  -8.0      -9.9      
  7        -12.4    
 Nordstrom          (JWN.N: Cotización)     -9.5  to  -5.0      -7.1      
 10         -9.6    
 Saks               SKS.N    -10.0  to  -3.0      -6.8      
  5        -10.9    
 Dillard's          (DDS.N: Cotización)     -6.0  to  -5.0      -5.5      
  2        -12.0    
 Bon-Ton Stores    (BONT.O: Cotización)     -6.0  to  -6.0      -6.0      
  2         -4.6    
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 --------------------- Apparel
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 --------------------- Gap                (GPS.N: Cotización)    -10.0  to
-7.0      -8.3         11           **    
 Limited            LTD.N     -7.0  to  -3.0      -5.4      
 10           **    
 Abercrombie        (ANF.N: Cotización)    -11.0  to  -4.0      -8.1      
 13           **    
 Hot Topic         HOTT.O     -5.0  to  -3.0      -4.3      
  5           **    
 Chico's FAS        (CHS.N: Cotización)    -15.5  to -10.5     -13.0      
  7           **    
 American Eagle     (AEO.N: Cotización)     -6.0  to  -4.0      -5.0      
  3         -6.0    
 Aeropostale        ARO.N      3.0  to   6.0       4.7      
  9           **    
 Pacific Sunwear   PSUN.O    -10.0  to  -6.0      -7.3      
  9         -5.0    
 Children's Place  (PLCE.O: Cotización)     -2.0  to   2.5       0.3      
  5         flat    
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 ##For U.S. stores, excluding fuel.
 ^^Both Costco and BJ's figures include the impact of fuel.
 **Yet to report September same-store sales.
 (Compiled by Nivedita Bhattacharjee)