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

jueves 8 de noviembre de 2007 18:47 CET
 

 Nov 8 (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* 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.
                                     OCTOBER-07            
  OCTOBER-07
                              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
3.0        1.1          13            0.4      Target          
  (TGT.N: Cotización)      1.0 to 4.0        2.5         16            4.1 
 Costco             (COST.O: Cotización)     4.0 to 9.0        5.6      
  15            9.0      BJ's Wholesale     BJ.N       1.0 to
5.0        3.1         13            4.8      TJX Cos          
 (TJX.N: Cotización)      0.0 to 5.0        2.7         13            3.0  
Family Dollar      FDO.N      0.0 to 2.0        1.1       
  9            Flat     Ross Stores        (ROST.O: Cotización)    -3.0 to
3.0        0.3         10           -1.0     
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 ----------------------Department Stores
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 ----------------------Kohl's             (KSS.N: Cotización)     -3.0 to
6.0        0.9          17           -3.8      JC Penney       
  (JCP.N: Cotización)     -2.0 to 4.0        0.8         12           -1.8 
 Macy's             (M.N: Cotización)       -2.0 to 1.0       -0.6      
  12           -1.5      Nordstrom          (JWN.N: Cotización)     -2.0 to
4.0        1.1         14           -2.4      Saks             
 SKS.N      1.0 to 10.0       5.6          9           10.6  
Dillard's          (DDS.N: Cotización)     -4.0 to -1.0      -2.7       
  5           -7.0      Bon-Ton Stores~    (BONT.O: Cotización)    -3.0 to
1.0       -1.0          4           -1.4     
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 ----------------------Apparel
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 ----------------------Gap                (GPS.N: Cotización)     -7.0 to
-2.0      -4.5          20           -8.0      Limited         
  LTD.N     -5.0 to 3.0       -1.8         17           -6.0 
 Abercrombie        (ANF.N: Cotización)     -8.0 to 3.0       -0.8      
  21           -2.0      Hot Topic^^        HOTT.O    -7.0 to
-1.0      -3.7         11           -4.0      Chico's FAS      
 (CHS.N: Cotización)     -9.0 to -3.0      -5.8         19          -10.6  
American Eagle^^   (AEO.N: Cotización)     -3.0 to 4.0        0.8       
 24           -3.0      Aeropostale        ARO.N     -1.0 to
3.0        1.3         14            3.0      Pacific Sunwear  
 PSUN.O    -1.0 to 5.0        2.5         16           -0.8  
Ann Taylor         ANN.N     -4.0 to 5.0        1.4       
 17           -4.2      Children's Place   (PLCE.O: Cotización)    -4.0 to
2.0        0.1          8            2.0     
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 ----------------------Other Specialty
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 ----------------------Sharper Image      SHRP.O   -20.0 to
-10.0    -14.3           2           -8.0
 ##For U.S. stores, excluding fuel
 ~Bon-Ton Stores is for Bon-Ton and Carson's combined
 ^^Reported on Wednesday
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