• Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens First Store in Lexington, Ky.
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens First Store in Lexington, Ky.

    Marks Academy’s sixth location in the Bluegrass State KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, is excited to announce the opening of its first Lexington, Ky. store. Located at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Shopping Center, the approximately 80,000 square-foot store brings a great assortment of sports and outdoors merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Throughout the weekend, customers can look forward to exclusive deals, giveaways, activations by brands sold at Academy, food truck samples, and appearances by University of Kentucky…

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  • Academy Sports and Outdoors: Retail Underdog Set To Outperform The Market (NASDAQ:ASO)
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    Academy Sports and Outdoors: Retail Underdog Set To Outperform The Market (NASDAQ:ASO)

    FG Trade/E+ via Getty Images Background Academy Sports and Outdoors (NASDAQ:ASO) is a US-based sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer with 263 stores in 17 states. The company was founded by Arthur Gochman in Texas in 1938 and operated as a family business until it was purchased by private equity firm KKR (KKR) in 2011. ASO went public in October 2020 and KKR sold its remaining stake in the public market in September 2021. The sporting goods chain is led by CEO Ken Hicks, a retail veteran who previously served president and CEO at Foot Locker (FL) and held senior roles at J.C. Penney, Payless Shoesource, and Home Shopping Network.…

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  • Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO) Short Interest Down 11.0% in August
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    Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO) Short Interest Down 11.0% in August

    Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO – Get Rating) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,760,000 shares, a drop of 11.0% from the August 15th total of 10,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,850,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days. Currently, 11.6% of the company’s shares are sold short. Academy Sports and Outdoors Stock Performance ASO stock opened at $47.16 on Monday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $44.19 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $39.13. The company has a current ratio of…

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  • Ocean Academy SoCal’s Premier Water Sports Academy
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    Ocean Academy SoCal’s Premier Water Sports Academy

    by Rebecca Parsons Candice Appleby is one of the most talented waterwoman in the world. She first began surfing at age nine and in her teens, she led San Clemente High to four consecutive national titles. In 2006, she took up standup paddling and since has won six Battle of the Paddle titles, three Pacific Paddle Game titles, was the APP world champion in 2015, has taken home four golds at the ISA World Championships, and was voted the number one female SUP athlete three times. Not only is Appleby a fierce competitor, but she is also kind, compassionate, and is passionate about helping others hone new skills and follow…

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  • Academy Sports and Outdoors Earnings: More Upside Warranted (NASDAQ:ASO)
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    Academy Sports and Outdoors Earnings: More Upside Warranted (NASDAQ:ASO)

    EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER/E+ via Getty Images Physical activity is a great way to stay in shape. And one of the most enjoyable ways to stay active is by playing sports or engaging in some other physically-oriented game. One company that’s dedicated to helping consumers achieve this objective is sporting goods and outdoor goods retailer Academy Sports and Outdoors (NASDAQ:ASO). After seeing a remarkable 2021 fiscal year, the company has started to experience some weakness. A reduction in spending caused by the absence of economic stimulus and by a return to normalcy in our daily activities has resulted in declining sales and profits. Economic pain might also be a factor here. This was…

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  • Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (ASO) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
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    Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (ASO) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

    Image source: The Motley Fool. Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (ASO 14.02%)Q2 2022 Earnings CallSep 07, 2022, 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Academy Sports and Outdoors second quarter fiscal 2022 results conference call. [Operator instructions] I will now turn the call over to Matt Hodges, vice president of investor relations for Academy Sports and Outdoors. Matt, please go ahead. Matt Hodges — Vice President, Investor Relations Good morning, everyone and thank you for joining the Academy Sports and Outdoors second quarter 2022 financial results call. Participating on the call are Ken Hicks, chairman, president,…

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