Finish Line, Inc.

Company Details:

Company Symbol: FINL
Sector: Apparel Retail
Company Rating:
URL: http://www.finishline.com

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  • 06/05/17 Update Discontinuing Coverage: FINL
  • 03/27/17 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: FINL, LGF.A, MCHP, NVDA, ON, SLAB, SMTC; EMS (BELFB, BHE, CLS, CTS, FLEX, IEC, JBL, KTCC, KE, PLXS, SANM, SPA), Exhibitors (AMC, CNK, IMAX, MCS, RDI, RGC), Optical Components (AXTI, CIEN, FN, FNSR, IIVI, IPHI, LITE, NPTN, OCLR)
  • 03/27/17 Update FINL ($12.93, Neutral; $15.00 PT): Substantial 4Q17 EPS Miss on Delayed Tax Refunds; FY18 Guidance also Revised Lower, and Growth Appears Weighted to 4Q18 on Expected Apparel Improvement
  • 03/17/17 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AMRK (resuming coverage), ARTX, AXTI (downgrade), FINL, GSM, LLNW, NKE, NMRX, PFSW, RDI, SCVL; Focus List Update (BV, CARB, DKS, IMAX, KTOS, LITE, MPAA, MRVL, OOMA, PBH, TRUE), Optical Components (CIEN, FNSR, INFN, LITE, NPTN, OCLR)
  • 03/17/17 Update FINL ($16.65, Neutral; $20.00 PT): Lowering 4Q17 Comp/EPS Estimates on Delayed Tax Refund Checks; Waiting to See if Apparel Can Turn in the Back Half of FY18
  • 12/22/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: ABTL, ACLS, AMAT, CAMP, CKEC (discontinuation), FINL (downgrade), FORM, KTOS, LLNW, LRCX, MAT; Retail Apparel (downgrades: KIRK, SSI, ZUMZ)
  • 12/22/16 Update FINL ($21.00, Neutral; $22.00 PT): Downgrading to Neutral: Big 3Q17 Comp/EPS Miss on Weak Softgoods Performance; Softgoods Expected to Remain a Comp Headwind Through the First Half of FY18 as well
  • 12/16/16 Update FINL ($22.74, Buy; $27.00 PT): Easy 3Q17 Comparison on Last Year’s Supply Chain Disruption; Modest Upside to Consensus Seems Likely
  • 12/16/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: CAMP, CYTX (initiation), EXAR, FINL, IDCC, JBL, NKE, PCOM
  • 09/26/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: CAMP, FINL, IDCC (downgrade), NKE, NLS (downgrade), OUTR
  • 09/23/16 Update FINL ($23.54, Buy; $26.00 PT): Better-Than-Expected 2Q17 Comp and In Line EPS; FY17 Guidance Reiterated; We Believe FINL is Well Positioned on Favorable Athletic Footwear Trend
  • 09/21/16 Update FINL ($23.57, Buy; $26.00 PT): Modeling Sequential Comp Improvement on Favorable Athletic Trend and Easier Comparison; Back Half Also Sets up Well for Same Reasons
  • 09/21/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AVGO, DTSI (downgrade), FINL, HSKA (downgrade), INTC, NAME, P, SSI, SWKS
  • 06/27/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AMC, AMRK, CKEC, FINL, FORM, HEAR, KW, SIMO, VIAV; Internet (GDDY, GOOGL, NAME, WEB), Semiconductors (AVGO, MRVL, MXIM, NVDA, SWKS, TXN), The Weiser Consumer (AVP, CLX, COTY, EL, FLWS, FTD, NTRI, NWL, PBH, PG, PRGO, RDEN, WDFC)
  • 06/24/16 Update FINL ($20.12, Buy; $22.00 PT): 1Q17 Headlines were Mixed, as EPS was Better, Comp was Worse and Guidance was Unchanged; However, Near-term Outlook is Favorable on Solid Athletic Footwear Trends and Easy Comparisons
  • 06/22/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: FINL, IDCC, IMMR, INTC, LLNW, NIKE, NVDA, OSIS, UTEK
  • 06/22/16 Update FINL ($17.53, Buy; $22.00 PT): We Expect 1Q17 Comp/EPS to Essentially be In Line with Consensus; Overall Athletic Footwear Trend Remains Solid and FINL Seems Well Positioned in Market-Driving Casual Athletic Segment
  • 03/28/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AMC, CKEC, FINL, HEAR, KTOS, OUTR, ROVI, SIX, TIVO; Optical Components (CIEN, FN, FNSR, GIG, IIVI, IPHI, LITE, NPTN, OCLR)
  • 03/28/16 Update FINL ($19.07, Buy; $22.00 PT): 4Q Beat On The Surface, But Not After Adjusting For Supply Chain; FY17 Guidance Also Falls Short Of Expectations
  • 03/23/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: CSCD, FINL, FORM, IMAX, MWW, NKE, OXM, RLD
  • 03/22/16 Update FINL ($19.83, Buy; $24.00 PT): We Expect 4Q16 Comp/EPS At Low End Of Guidance, Assuming No Unanticipated Supply Chain Impact
  • 01/13/16 Update B. Riley & Co. Top Picks for 2016: ACLS, BV, FINL, GSM, HZO, IPAR, JBL, LITE, MESG, NAME, PRMW, ROVI, SYRX, VPG
  • 01/08/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: ARC, AVP, CHKE, DMRC, FC, FINL, IMMR, JCP, NAME, WDFC
  • 01/08/16 Update FINL ($16.63, Buy; $24.00 PT): 3Q16 comp/margins/EPS well short of expectations on supply chain disruption; but strong 4Q-to-date comp on better product
  • 01/06/16 Update FINL ($18.86, Buy; $26.00 PT): Modeling modest 1% 3Q16 comp, but encouraged that improved basketball trend bodes well for stronger 4Q16 performance
  • 01/06/16 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: FINL, ON, RUBI, SMTC, TRUE; Shoe Review (COLM, DECK, RCKY, VFC, WWW)
  • 12/03/15 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AEO, BV, DECK, FINL, IMAX, MTSN, PSUN, SWKS, TLYS, TRUE
  • 12/02/15 Update FINL ($16.54, Buy; $26.00 PT): Lowering 3Q16 comp forecast on weaker athletic footwear trend than last quarter
  • 09/28/15 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: DSW, FINL, MAMS; Media (AMC, CKEC, CNK, IMAX, MCS, RLD, RGC), Semiconductors (ADI, BRCM, SNDK, SWKS, TXN)
  • 09/25/15 Update FINL ($20.70, Buy; $26.00 PT): 2Q16 EPS in line, but 2Q16 and 3Q-to-date comp below expectations; FY2016 guidance reiterated; back half margin outlook remains favorable
  • 09/23/15 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: FINL, GIG, GRPN, IMAX, MAMS, NKE; The Weiser Consumer (AGN, FLWS, IPAR, JAKK, MAT, PBH, PRGO)
  • 09/23/15 Update FINL ($24.66, Buy; $33.00 PT): Modeling Slight Sequential 2Q16 Comp Deceleration, but Running Segment Held up Well, and Back Half Margin Setup Remains Favorable
  • 09/11/15 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: AVP, CHKE, FNSR, GUID, NKE, PRGO, RLD, UA, ZUMZ; B. Riley Consumer Conference Preview - Media & Entertainment
  • 09/03/15 Morning Note B. Riley AM Note: DTSI, FINL, KTOS, NSSC
  • 09/02/15 Update FINL ($25.91, Buy; $33.00 PT): Despite Labor Day Shift, Athletic Footwear Sales Corresponding to FINL’s 2Q16 were Solid, Particularly in Light-Weight Fashion Running
  • 07/16/15 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: ANGI, ASML, FINL, FL, INTC, ROVI
  • 07/15/15 Update FINL ($27.26, Buy; $33.00 PT): Transitioning Coverage: Maintaining Buy Rating and $33 PT
  • 06/29/15 Update FINL ($28.25, Buy; $33.00 PT): Q1 beat/guidance affirmed; assortment starting to resonate better with further improvement ahead; GM pressure easing; outlook for 2H appears favorable vs. easier comparisons; reiterate Buy
  • 06/29/15 Update Morning Notes: FINL, IMAX, VNCE; Optical Components (AFOP, FN, FNSR, JDSU, NPTN, OCLR), Semiconductors and Capital Equipment (BRCM, INTC, ISIL, MRVL, NVDA, ON, SWKS)
  • 06/25/15 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AMSWA, FINL, GSM, HEAR, WWWW
  • 06/25/15 Update FINL ($27.05, Buy; $33.00 PT): Earnings Preview: Merchandising improving; promotional messaging fading in the last couple of weeks bodes well for positioning heading into b-t-s; cycling against easier margin comparisons; raising estimates and PT from $27 to $33; upgrading from Neutral to Buy
  • 03/30/15 Update FINL ($23.62, Neutral; $27.00 PT): Q4 sales/comp exceeded, but GM% fell short on soft quality of sales; expense reductions benefit ‘15; maintaining Neutral on our $27 PT
  • 03/30/15 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: BBY, COTY, DCO, DWA, FINL, RLD, SGRH, ZQK; Optical Components (AFOP, EMKR, FN, FNSR, IIVI, JDSU, NPTN, OCLR), Semiconductors & Semi. Cap. Equipment (ACLS, AOSL, ADI, AMAT, ASML, BRCM, BRKS, CAMT, CSCD, COHU, EXAR, FORM, ISSI)
  • 03/25/15 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: FINL, KFX, PCTI, SONS, STMP; Consumer Products Weekly (IPAR, JAKK, PBH, PG, PRGO)
  • 03/25/15 Update FINL ($24.25, Neutral; $27.00 PT): Earnings Preview; concerns relevant to persistently soft overall quality of business in the core segment; no clear visibility on a tide change favoring FINL; PT reduced from $30 to $27; downgrading from Buy to Neutral
  • 12/22/14 Update FINL ($23.35, Buy; $30.00 PT): Got patience? – merch. content issues appear largely correctable; longer-term opportunity seems intact; we are inclined to scale in while the stars are out of alignment; PT goes from $33 to $30; maintaining Buy rating
  • 12/22/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CAMP, FINL; Exhibitors (AMC, CKEC, CNK, IMAX, MCS, RLD, RGC)
  • 12/01/14 Update Industry Update - Retail Apparel & Footwear: Some color on B-F-W; an environment of Intense promotions/discounting; positive trends in athletic/athleisure /comfort and a few other style niches; overall, we remain cautious
  • 09/29/14 Update FINL ($25.11, Buy; $33.00 PT): Running remains positive; E-com up; Macy’s on track; ASPs increased; Jordan b-ball miss appears relatively isolated- comping +h-s-d in Sept.; lowering estimates; PT goes from $35 to $33; maintaining Buy rating
  • 09/29/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: FINL, GSM, INTC, YHOO; Consumer Products Weekly (CLX, DIS, DWA, HAS, JAKK, MAT, NWL, PG, SPB), Media (DWA, IMAX, LGF, RLD), Semiconductors & Semi. Cap. Equipment (AOSL, ADI, AMAT, ASML, BRCM, BRKS, EXAR, ISSI, INTC, ISIL)
  • 09/19/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AMC, CLX, COTY, EMKR, FINL, KTOS, MCS, OUTR, TXN
  • 07/22/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: EGHT, IMAX, SIX, TXN, TYPE; Footwear (DECK, FINL, SHOO, SKX)
  • 07/22/14 Update Industry Update - Footwear: Earnings Previews on DECK, SHOO and SKX
  • 06/30/14 Update FINL ($29.56, Buy; $35.00 PT) Sales/EPS beat; comfortable with Q2 consensus; Q4 guide-below; broad industry tailwind, Macy’s above plan; maintain $35 PT and Buy rating
  • 06/30/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AMAT, API, CAMP, CSGP, FINL, IMAX, KLAC, PG, RGC, RLD; Retail Apparel & Footwear (BEBE, TLYS, WTSL)
  • 06/24/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AMSWA, ARTX, AVP, FINL, PRMW, SIX, SNDK, WWWW; Consumer Products Weekly, Optical Components
  • 06/24/14 Update FINL ($30.16, Buy; $35.00 PT) Earnings preview; checks suggest strength in women’s, b-ball, Macy’s, digital, an improving trend in running; one of the few sweet spots in retail
  • 03/31/14 Update FINL ($27.05, Buy; $35.00 PT): Omni-channel leader; broad industry tailwind, enhanced by a particularly strong trend in women’s; raising PT from $33 to $35; reiterate Buy
  • 03/31/14 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: FINL, LTXC, RLD, TUP; CinemaCon, Recreational Marine Industry
  • 03/06/14 Update Industry Update - Retail Apparel & Footwear: Update on what we are seeing in the soft goods space and our general outlook; Earnings Preview summary on AEO, DSW, FINL, PSUN, TLYS, ZQK and ZUMZ
  • 12/23/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CAMP, CKEC, FINL, Media (BTN, CIDM, CKEC, CNK, DCIN, IMAX, MCS, NCMI, RGC, RLD), RDA, RGC
  • 12/23/13 Update FINL ($27.77, Buy; $33.00 PT): Q3 beat; positive Q4; positioning to drive market share gains as an omni-channel leader; Macy’s is upside; raising PT from $32 to $33; reiterate Buy
  • 12/19/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: ARTX, Consumer Products, FINL, Focus List Update (BEBE, BIRT, CKEC, EMKR, GME, IPAR, KTOS, MDAS, MPAA, SIX, SLAB, TIVO, VCLK), Media (BTN, CKEC, CIDM, CNK, DCIN, IMAX, MCS, NCMI, RLD, RGC), MSPD, SMTC, TYPE, VCLK, VIAB
  • 12/02/13 Update B. Riley & Co. Industry Update - Retail: Black Friday Weekend Battlezone – Notes from the Front Lines (AEO, BEBE, DSW, FINL, GES, PSUN, SHOO, SKX, TLYS, WTSL, ZUMZ)
  • 11/14/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CIDM, FINL, MRVL
  • 11/13/13 Update FINL ($25.50, Buy; $32.00 PT): Favorable channel checks, new product driving comps; raising our PT from $26 to $32; upgrading to Buy
  • 10/07/13 Update FINL ($24.27, Neutral; $26.00 PT): Adjusting our estimates and PT modestly higher (from $25 to $26) in the wake of the Q2 report; solid comps, but heavier discounting; “Neutral”
  • 10/07/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: ABTL, ACW, BC, DCIN, FINL, HZO, Media (BTN, CKEC, CIDM, CNK, DCIN, IMAX, MCS, NCMI, RLD, RGC), NVDA, OUTR, SRI
  • 08/21/13 Morning Note Morning Notes: ADI, BBY, COHR, Consumer Products (AVP, EL, ELN, JNJ, NVS, PRGO), EBAY, IMAX, Retail Apparel (BEBE, CWTR, DSW, FINL, GES, PSUN, SSI, TLYS, WTSL, ZQK, ZUMZ), TIVO
  • 08/21/13 Update B. Riley & Co. Industry Update: Retail Apparel (BEBE, CWTR, DSW, FINL, GES, PSUN, SSI, TLYS, WTSL, ZQK, ZUMZ)
  • 07/01/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CSTR, FINL, IMAX, LGF, Media (CKEC, CIDM, CNK, DCIN, IMAX, MCS, RLD, RGC), RDA, Semi. Cap. Equipment (AMAT, KLAC, LRCX)
  • 07/01/13 Update FINL ($21.86, Neutral; $25.00 PT): Q1 beat Street; guided in line; raising estimates; solid launch at Macy’s; PT increases to $25.00 from $21.00- dictates maintaining a Neutral rating
  • 04/01/13 Update FINL ($19.59, Neutral; $21.00 PT): Q4 EPS above Street; guidance below Street; FY’14 EPS estimate unchanged; PT increases to $21.00 from $18.80 on ’15; Maintain Neutral
  • 04/01/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: DWA, FINL, GME, Media (CKEC, CIDM, CNK, CSTR, DCIN, IMAX, RGC), PCTI, RLD, VIAB, VLTR
  • 03/27/13 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AMAT, FINL, KTOS, LGF, OPAY, ROVI, Semiconductors (ADI, BRCM, INTC, ISIL, MXIM, MCHP, ONNN, SNDK, SMTC, SLAB, SWKS, TXN, VLTR), TIVO, XOXO
  • 01/07/13 Update FINL (Neutral; $18.80 PT): Q3 Miss- Promoted to the Comp and De-leveraged; Execution Issues Raise Doubts About Omni-Channel Thesis; Downgrading to “Neutral”
  • 01/07/13 Morning Note Morning Notes: CCO, CKEC, CNK, Exhibitors (CKEC, CNK, DCIN, IMAX, RLD, RGC), FINL, RGC
  • 01/03/13 Update FINL (Buy; $30.00 PT): Earnings Preview: Expect Q3 ’13 EPS of $0.11 vs. $0.10 Consensus; We Are Cautious on Q4
  • 01/03/13 Morning Note B. Riley Caris Morning Notes: BBY, FINL, HOTT, PRGO
  • 11/26/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: TIVO, Industry Update: Exhibitors (CKEC, CNK, RGC, RLD), Industry Update: Retail (ANF, AEO, CWTR, FINL, HOTT, PSUN, SKX, SSI, TLYS, WTSLA, ZUMZ)
  • 11/26/12 Update Retail Industry Update: Black Friday Weekend Battlezone - Notes from the Front Lines
  • 11/09/12 Update Industry Update - Retail: Update on the impact from Hurricane Sandy and implications for Q4 (mentions: CWTR, DSW, HOTT, SSI, TLYS)
  • 10/10/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: BC, CAMP, FINL, GLUU, JDSU, SIMO
  • 10/01/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AVMXY, FINL, Focus List for the Month of October (AEO, ARAY, BC, BWLD, DRL, KTOS, LIOX, PHH, SIX, TIVO, VECO, WWWW), Industry Update: Exhibitors (CKEC, CNK, IMAX, RGC, RLD), MPAA, RKN
  • 10/01/12 Update FINL (Buy; $30.00 PT): Q2 EPS beat; strong cycle, driven by continued product innovation; omnichannel on track; strong new-store prototype and remodel results; expect positive comps in 2H; raising our price target from $26 to $30; rated “Buy”
  • 09/27/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: FINL, GPX, KCP, MPAA, PPC, RKN, WTSLA
  • 07/09/12 Update Industry Update: Retail M&A - Putting Apparel/Footwear Buyouts in Perspective: BOOT to be acquired at an 80% premium for cash; from our list so far this year, KCP and CHRS have been taken out. Who’s next?
  • 07/09/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: ATNY, Exhibitors and Related Technology (BTN, CKEC, CIDM, CNK, CSTR, IMAX, NFLX, RLD, RGC), PPC, Retail M&A (FINL, HOTT, KSWS, KCP, SKX, SSI)
  • 07/02/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: API, FINL, Focus List for the Month of July, Industry Update: Exhibitors and Related Technologies, SABA
  • 07/02/12 Update FINL (Buy; $26.00 PT): Q1 EPS beat; double-digit comps in June; strong cycle, driven by continued product innovation; omni-channel on track; strong new store prototype launch
  • 05/31/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: EVOL, FINL, Industry Update: Clean Energy Semiconductors - LEDs, LOV, OPNT, PPC, TIVO, TLYS, ZUMZ
  • 04/02/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CKEC, CNK, CSTR, DRL, FINL, RGC
  • 04/02/12 Update FINL (Buy; $26.00 PT): Q4 sales and comps beat, EPS in-line; aggressively pursuing omni-channel strikes us as a wise strategy and the downdraft in the stock creates opportunity
  • 03/29/12 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CACH, EXAR, FINL, PPC, SABA, TIVO
  • 01/17/12 Update 14t h Annual ICR XChange Conference: Notes and Highlights
  • 12/23/11 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: AKAM, CAMP, FINL, PPC
  • 12/23/11 Update FINL (Buy; $26.00): Q3 sales and comps beat, EPS in-line; omni-channel shopping phenomenon intensifies, boosting digital; increasing estimates; rated Buy with a $26.00 target
  • 12/22/11 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: BEBE, FBP, FINL, PPC
  • 12/19/11 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: CKEC, CNK, CSTR, DRL, FINL, HAFC, PII, RGC
  • 11/29/11 Morning Note B. Riley & Co. Morning Notes: FNSR, GSM, KKD, SKUL