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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.

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.
Edward S. Lampert
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List24
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Sears Holdings Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$16,702.00-24.6%
Profits ($M)$-383-
Assets ($M)$7,262.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$-3,723.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$288.2-

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%