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12.46
+0.16
+1.30%
After Hours :
12.45
-0.01
-0.05%

Open

12.16

Previous Close

12.30

Volume (Avg)

5.07M (9.95M)

Day's Range

12.13-12.46

52Wk Range

10.70-16.67

Market Cap.

7.92B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.48 (3.90%)

Beta

1.43

Shares Outstanding

644.20M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

13.11 (0.81)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Speciality Retail
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 23.11B

    • Net Income

    • 620.07M

    • Market Cap.

    • 7.92B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 8.63B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 2.30

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • -

    • Beta

    • 1.43

    • Forward P/E

    • 12.69

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.35

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.31

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.31

      • EBITDA

      • 1.64B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 4.52

      • Return on Equity %

      • 8.69

      • Return on Assets %

      • 4.52

      • Book Value/Share

      • 9.41

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 644.20M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 3:2 (4/18/2005)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.12 (9/24/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 9/9/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 12.00

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB-

        • Analysts

        • 4

        • EPS Estimate

        • 0.97

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 1.69

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -1.80

          • 20.04

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -

          • 37.54

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -21.40

          • -19.86

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 0.03

          • 15.73

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -2.60

          • 23.16

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.78

          • 2.75

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 25.72

            • 31.87

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 3.57

            • 3.03

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 2.30

            • 0.72

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 26.60

            • 30.09

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 4.40

            • 5.59

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 2.50

            • 84.57B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.17

              • 0.52

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.54

              • 1.33

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.64

              • 1.04

              • Interest Coverage

              • 10.83

              • 5.37

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.86

              • 2.92

              • Book Value/Share

              • 9.41

              • 8.82

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 12.74

                • 48.78

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 27.72

                • 3,975.92

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 11.27

                • 141.29

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.34

                • 1.58

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.27

                • 7.27

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.31

                • 19.23

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 75.00M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 6.94

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 11.67

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 80.66M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.03

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 51.17

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 9/9/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/24/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 3:2

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 4/18/2005

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 8.69

                        (9.20)

                      • 3.38

                        (14.11)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 4.52

                        (4.60)

                      • 1.21

                        (6.31)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 7.74

                        (8.10)

                      • 2.57

                        (11.66)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 6.33k

                      • 7.17k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 6.72

                      • 7.76

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.96

                      • 1.69

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.18B
                      Operating Margin
                      5.09
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      7.31
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      42.81%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      58.49%

                      Float

                      99.22%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.13%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity® Low-Priced Stock Fund

                      •  

                        25,389,500

                      • -0.63

                      • 3.93

                      • ASTON/Fairpointe Mid Cap Fund

                      •  

                        17,078,900

                      • 20.35

                      • 2.64

                      • SunAmerica Focused Dividend Strategy Por

                      •  

                        16,438,706

                      • -0.63

                      • 2.55

                      • Thornburg Investment Income Builder Fund

                      •  

                        16,100,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.50

                      • T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund

                      •  

                        14,000,000

                      • 5.66

                      • 2.17

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        11,020,867

                      • 0.74

                      • 1.71

                      • MFS® Value Fund

                      •  

                        10,958,017

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.70

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        10,545,629

                      • 0.38

                      • 1.64

                      • Vanguard Windsor™ Fund

                      •  

                        7,100,921

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.10

                      • Goldman Sachs Mid Cap Value Fund

                      •  

                        6,733,340

                      • -15.37

                      • 1.05

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        50,673,009

                      • -11.20%

                      • 7.84

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        45,923,854

                      • +1.77%

                      • 7.10

                      • Pzena Investment Management, LLC

                      •  

                        32,759,270

                      • +2.75%

                      • 5.07

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        27,573,306

                      • +0.03%

                      • 4.26

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        22,355,548

                      • +4.94%

                      • 3.46

                      • Fairpointe Capital LLC

                      •  

                        22,302,426

                      • +14.15%

                      • 3.45

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        20,252,547

                      • +2.73%

                      • 3.13

                      • MFS Investment Management K.K.

                      •  

                        19,752,683

                      • -7.01%

                      • 3.05

                      • Sunamerica Asset Management Corp.

                      •  

                        17,687,053

                      • +5.25%

                      • 2.74

                      • Oldfield Partners LLP

                      •  

                        17,530,700

                      • +227,571.43%

                      • 2.71

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Consumer Cyclical

                      Industry

                      Speciality Retail

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Value

                      Staples, Inc is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1986. It operates as an office products company. The Company's three reportable segments are North American Delivery, North American Retail and International Operations. The Nort...moreh American Delivery segment consists of the U.S. and Canadian businesses that sell and deliver office products and services directly to customers and businesses and includes Staples Advantage, Staples.com and Quill.com. The North American Retail segment consists of the U.S. and Canadian businesses that operate stores that sell office products and services. The International Operations segment consists of business units that operate stores and that sells and delivers office products and services directly to customers in 24 countries in Europe, Australia, South America and...more Asia. The Company sells a variety of office supplies and services, office machines and related products, computers and related products and office furniture. The Company compete with high-volume office supply providers, including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Lyreco; as well as mass merchants such as Walmart, Target and Tesco; warehouse clubs such as Costco; computer and electronics retail stores such as Best Buy; specialty technology stores such as Apple; copy and print businesses such as FedEx Office; online retailers such as Amazon.com; and other discount retailers. The Company’s business is subject to federal, state, local and international laws, rules and regulations.lessless

                      Key People

                      Ronald L. Sargent

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Christine T. Komola

                      CFO/Executive VP/Chief Accounting Officer

                      Shira D. Goodman

                      Executive VP, Divisional/President, Divisional

                      Basil L. Anderson

                      Director

                      Dr. Rowland T. Moriarty

                      Director

                      • Staples Inc

                      • Five Hundred Staples Drive

                      • Framingham, MA 01702

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 508 253-5000

                      • Fax: +1 508 370-8955

                      • staples.com

                      Incorporated

                      1985

                      Employees

                      83,008

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