Hastings Entertainment Inc. (HAST): Today's Featured Specialty Retail Winner
The specialty retail industry closed the day down 3%. Bluefly Inc (BFLY) and Golfsmith International Holdings Inc (GOLF) were all winners today within the specialty retail industry with Hastings Entertainment Inc (HAST) being today's featured specialty retail winner. Hastings Entertainment Inc rose 2 cents (0.5%) to $2.90 on average volume. Throughout the day, 11,100 shares of Hastings Entertainment Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14,800 shares. Hastings Entertainment, Inc. operates as a multimedia entertainment retailer. Hastings Entertainment Inc has a market cap of $24.1 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 54.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TheStreet Ratings rates Hastings Entertainment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity.
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