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Sears Holdings


The once-mighty retailer continues to fade, with sales plummeting 25% last year. In the company’s most recent, dispiriting earnings call, CEO and largest shareholder Eddie Lampert suggested his hedge fund, ESL, might buy Sears’ Kenmore brand and some of its real estate.

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Edward S. Lampert

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer




General Merchandisers

HQ Location

Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$16,702-24.6%
Profits ($M)$-383.0
Assets ($M)$7,262
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$-3,723
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$288
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues-2.3%
Profits as % of Assets-5.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)-3.57
EPS % Change (from 2016)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)-61.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-35.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-26.2%
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