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June 19, 2014

AutoZone shares have traded above $500 for most of the year but the company remains an aggressive purchaser of its own stock and recently authorized the expenditure of $750 million to buy even more shares.

June 11, 2014

A lot of change is taking place at Target these days, but one thing the company isn’t messing with is a generous dividend that has helped sustain the value of the stock price.

April 17, 2014

Barnes & Noble chairman Leonard Riggio has sold a portion of his holdings of company stock.

March 7, 2014

Coupons.com has gone public. The digital promotional platform has priced its initial public offering of 10,500,000 shares of common stock at $16 per share, which is above the reported expected range of $12 to $14.

March 3, 2014

Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2013 boosted the company’s stock price from $30 per share to $30.15 per share.

November 20, 2013

PetSmart has unanimously elected Elizabeth Nickels to fill a newly created vacancy on its board of directors. Nickels will join the 2013 class of directors, and will be eligible for re-election by the company’s stockholders at the 2014 annual meeting of stockholders.

October 2, 2013

Shares of Burlington Stores surged more than 40% in their first day of trading as the company executed an initial public offering on Wednesday.

October 2, 2013

J.C. Penney is making headlines again thanks to shareholder Alan Marcus, who is suing the troubled department store chain because of its recent decision to build equity by issuing more than $800 million worth of new stock, which sent share values plunging, Reuters reported.

June 11, 2013

Dole Food Company's board of directors has received an unsolicited proposal from David H. Murdock, the company's chairman of the board and CEO, to acquire all the outstanding shares of common stock of Dole not already owned by Murdock or his family for $12 per share in cash.

May 2, 2013

Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, has announced that its board increased the company's quarterly cash dividend 30% to $0.26 per share of the company's common stock, up from the previous $0.20 per share.

March 5, 2013

JCPenney Co. last Tuesday dominated the retail news as its shares dropped 10.6% to a four-year low after reports that one of its largest shareholders had sold a chunk of the troubled company’s stock.

January 18, 2013

Family Dollar’s annual dividend now exceeds a dollar following a 24% increase on Friday.

January 17, 2013

Five Below has proposed a secondary offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock, amid reports that sales are not as bad as originally feared.

October 31, 2012

Office Depot's board of directors have approved a rights agreement and declared a dividend distribution of one preferred stock purchase right for each outstanding share of company common stock.

October 1, 2012

Publix on Monday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share.

September 17, 2012

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Best Buy Inc. CEO Hubert Joly has sold $1.19 million worth of shares of common stock of the company.

May 1, 2012

Publix's associates and board members will be pleased with the news that the company's private stock has increased from $22.40 per share to $22.70 per share, effective May 1.

August 22, 2011

There is some debate as to whether paying dividends or buying back stock is a more desirable method of returning cash to shareholders.

August 1, 2011

Investors will wish even harder that Publix would go public, now that the company has reported strong quarterly results and a jump in its private stock price.

July 18, 2011

Shares of Target are mis-valued at current levels around $50 and could eventually double if the company delivers on plans achieve $100 billion in sales and earnings per share of $8 by 2016 or 2017.

May 2, 2011

Strong earnings and sales growth in the first quarter helped drive up Publix's stock price.

April 1, 2011

General Nutrition Centers Thursday evening announced its initial public offering of 22.5 million shares of its Class A common stock at an opening price of $16 per share.

October 28, 2009

Barnes & Noble announced that its board of directors has amended the company’s shareholder rights...

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