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Lowest EPS Growth in the Specialty Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV, ULTA, TIF, DKS, SIG)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Big 5 Sporting Goods ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 1,913.0%. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance is next with a EPS growth of 5,519.4%. Tiffany & Co ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 10,548.3%.

Dick's Sporting Goods follows with a EPS growth of 20,687.6%, and Signet Jewelers rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 186,018.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Dick's Sporting Goods on December 22nd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $55.16. Since that call, shares of Dick's Sporting Goods have fallen 8.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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