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) pushed the Specialty Retail industry lower today making it today's featured Specialty Retail laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Sally Beauty Holdings fell 33 cents (-1.4%) to $23.57 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.4 million shares of Sally Beauty Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of two million shares. The stock ranged in price between $23.53-$24.19 after having opened the day at $23.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.90. Other companies within the Specialty Retail industry that declined today were:
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Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution and retail of professional beauty supplies primarily in North America, South America, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group. Sally Beauty Holdings has a market cap of $4.29 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Sally Beauty Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and two rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Sally Beauty Holdings as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's revenue growth has not been good.
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