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Specialty Retail Companies Report Dividends, Presentation Schedules, Financial Results, Events and Stock Updates - Analyst Notes on Staples, PetSmart, Tractor Supply, Vitamin Shoppe, and Finish Line

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NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM), Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), and Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

Staples, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Staples, Inc. (Staples) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. According to the Company, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share is payable on April 17, 2014, to Staples' shareholders of record on March 28, 2014. The full analyst notes on Staples, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03112014/SPLS/report.pdf

PetSmart, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, PetSmart, Inc. (PetSmart) announced that its CEO, David Lenhardt, along with Senior Vice President and CFO, Carrie Teffner, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2014 Consumer and Retail Conference on March 13, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the Company, the presentation will start at 10:00 a.m. ET, and interested parties can listen to the live webcast of the presentation via PetSmart's website under "Events" section. Additionally, the Company stated that the webcast will be archived on PetSmart's website through June 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. EDT. The full analyst notes on PetSmart, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03112014/PETM/report.pdf

Tractor Supply Company Analyst Notes

On February 28, 2014, Tractor Supply Company (Tractor Supply) reported the kickoff of "Chick Days," focusing on powering backyard farmers and the fast-growing self-reliance movement. According to Company's Divisional Vice President of Merchandising, Marc Johnson, Chick Days is a spring time event which features live baby chicks and ducklings at most Tractor Supply's stores, and has traditionally attracted farm families and hobby farmers looking into replenish their flocks. Additionally, Johnson stated, "As everyday Americans from rural towns, suburbs and city neighborhoods look for ways to eat healthier, great-tasting food and live a more self-reliant lifestyle, they've turned to raising backyard chickens. Chickens play an important role in sustainable living and provide families a safe, reliable source of delicious food." The full analyst notes on Tractor Supply Company are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03112014/TSCO/report.pdf

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 25, 2014, Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (Vitamin Shoppe) reported its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 (period ended December 28, 2013) financial results. Net sales for Q4 FY 2013 went up by 17.2% YoY to $256.4 million, while full-year FY 2013 net sales increased 14.4% YoY to $1.1 billion. Q4 FY 2013 net income was $11.2 million or $0.37 per diluted share, compared to net income of $9.7 million or $0.32 per diluted share in Q4 FY 2012. Full-year FY 2013 net income was $66.5 million or $2.18 per diluted share, compared to net income of $60.8 million or $2.02 per diluted share in full-year FY 2012. Commenting on the results, Vitamin Shoppe's CEO, Tony Truesdale, stated, "The fourth quarter was another solid quarter for us. We undertook two major growth initiatives during 2013; the acquisition of Super Supplements and the opening of a new distribution center in Ashland, VA." The full analyst notes on Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03112014/VSI/report.pdf

Finish Line Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Finish Line Inc.'s (Finish Line) stock reflected an increase of 0.59%, closing the day at $27.51 per share. Over the past five day trading session, Finish Line shares went up by 8.18%, compared to the Nasdaq Composite which went up by 0.77% during the same trading period. The full analyst notes on Finish Line Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03112014/FINL/report.pdf

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