Tag Archives: SHOS

Spinoff Odds & Ends: Sears Canada, CSRA And More

It’s been awhile since we last posted so lets share a few links to ease ourselves back in. We hope to be back at it in two weeks from now. Spinoffs that go bust often lead to lawsuits, in many cases by its creditors. We recently highlighted an example at Noble (NE), but it’s not the only one… Read More »

Struggling Sears Suggests That Auto Centers May Be Next Spinoff, Aims To Exit Canada

Every Spring in Chicago gives birth to new hope that this year will be different.  It is rarely long, however, before hopes for this year are dashed and talk shifts to a focus on rebuilding for next year.  We are not talking about the Cubs, but rather about iconic Chicago retailer Sears Holdings(SHLD).  Once again, Sears posted a… Read More »

Sears Contemplates End Of Lands’ End As It Explores Spin Off Of Iconic Clothing Brand, Auto Centers

It was, some thought, a mismatch from the beginning. When Sears(SHLD) purchased Lands’ End for $1.9 billion in 2002, the New York Times spoke of a union of “pants and power drills”.  The hope of then-CEO Alan Lacy that Lands’ End would revive Sears’ struggling apparel business was never realized. By the time Kmart purchased Sears in late… Read More »

Sears Hometown And Outlets – The Brighter Side Of Sears?

It’s an old story – when will Edward S. Lampert, genius hedge fund manager, finally figure out how to create value out of the cobbled together pile of assets known as Sears Holdings (SHLD)? Recently, Lampert has gone from lackadaisical to peripatetic, spinning off Orchard Supply (OSH), Sears Hometown And Outlets (SHOS), and part of Sears Canada (SCC.TO). … Read More »

Sears Holdings Centrifuge Spins North To Canada

Shareholders of Sears Holdings(SHLD) have been once again reminded that entropy is inexorably increasing, at least in their brokerage accounts. Less than  a year ago they had only Sears, but since then, they have received in three separate transactions, Orchard Supply Hardware common (OSH) and preferred (OSHSP), warrants to buy Sears Hometown and Outlets (SHOS), and now, Sears… Read More »

Sears Rights Offering Distribution Is Set For Today

The next round of corporate action at Sears Holding (SHLD) is about to begin as the board of directors set today as the distribution date of the rights offerings to purchase shares of its Hometown & Outlet store spinoff. The new company is expected to trade under the ticker ‘SHOS’ and each SHLD shareholder will receive one rights offering, good for… Read More »