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SeekingAlpha  Jul 15  Comment 
By David Hernandez: Short-Term Financial Problems Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) has grown substantially over the last 5 years. Growth Rate 2009 2010 2011 ...
SeekingAlpha  Jun 5  Comment 
BySeth Golden: On May 23rd Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB) reported mixed results and worrisome same store sales comparisons that were trending negative during the early months of May. For the first quarter, total sales increased 21.9 million to 261.9...
SeekingAlpha  May 28  Comment 
ByMarshall Hargrave: Most bricks-and-mortar retailers tend to flock to markets where there are many people. This means that many small and rural towns are out of luck when it comes to shopping. The retailers that can carve out niches by serving...
Market Intelligence Center  May 27  Comment 
Last Friday, Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB) came up with mixed financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 wherein its bottom-line recorded a year over year improvement but missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The sporting goods...
TheStreet.com  May 23  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Hibbett Sports, Inc. are down -8.04% to $52.52 today after the operator of sporting goods retail stores reported fiscal first quarter 2015 earnings that slid 0.6% as slightly improved same-store sales growth was...
Benzinga  May 23  Comment 
Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.33 percent to 16,598.03 while the NASDAQ surged 0.37 percent to 4,169.74. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.33 percent to 1,898.76. Leading and Lagging Sectors Industrials lead the rally in US...
Wall Street Journal  May 23  Comment 
Hibbett Sports Inc. posted an 8.3% rise in fiscal first-quarter earnings, with the sporting-goods retailer saying it benefiting from stronger demand in footwear and apparel.
StreetInsider.com  May 22  Comment 
The Trading Radar highlights key earnings and economic announcements for the next trading session: Before Markets Open: Economics: 10:00am EDT New Home Sales - Street sees 415K Earnings: Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) - consensus EPS...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 11  Comment 
By Detroit Bear: Sporting goods, athletic apparel, and athletic footwear are some of my favorite categories to write about. The sector isn't necessarily full of great investments at the moment; however, there are several changing dynamics that...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 14  Comment 
Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) F4Q2014 Results Earnings Conference Call March 14, 2014 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Tripp Sullivan - IR, Corporate Communications, Inc. Jeffry Rosenthal - Chief Executive Officer and President Scott Bowman...




 
     Table of Contents      
Intro and Overview
     Introduction
     Business Overview
Trends and Forces
      Key Trends and Forces
Competition

Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ: HIBB) sells sporting goods in retail stores predominately in the Sun Belt, Mid-Atlantic, and lower Midwest regions of the U.S.A. It focuses on markets where there is little to no direct competition - small counties with as few as 30,000 people - and as a result, its stores are smaller than those of major sporting goods retailers Dick's Sporting Goods (50,000 square feet) and Big 5 (11,000 square feet).[1] It also differs from its peers in selling only full-priced products rather than a mix of premium and discount goods.

Hibbett mainly competes with local independent sporting goods stores rather than national chains because of its small store size, and its lack of discount offerings. Hibbett depends on discretionary income to build its sales - its products are not necessary commodities. As such, the company is exposed to a hurting U.S. economy, the credit crunch, and seasonal fluctuations.

Well many products range in price and can be very dfeferint in cost. Like for example in jackets, some jackets can be $300 and some jackets with Gore-Tech material can be up to $500. My pants are Burton Cargo pants and they were $200. My helmet is made my Pro tech and it was about $60. My boots where about $100 and they were pretty good boots. My board is a Forum Destroyer and i paid about $500?? Around there i forgot how much it cost. My bindings are Burton Cartel Bindings and cost about $250. Many equipment can vary in price due to the materials that are involved in making those products.

References

  1. ↑ HIBB 2007 10K, Item 1:Business, pg.5
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