Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) is a retailer of branded apparel operating through 542 stores and an internet store. The stock is currently trading around $54.40 at the upper end of its 52 week range of $27.59-$61.94. The stock has been outperforming the market this year rallying 15.11% year to date. BURL is scheduled to report earnings before the bell tomorrow, and the stock is lower on the session by around $0.67 or 1.22% ahead of the close.
Over the past 6 quarters BURL has rallied on earnings day 5 times with an average move of 6.60%. The stock looks bullish on a chart over the past 5 days. Over the past 6 quarters BURL has rallied from earnings to the nearest options expiration 6 times with an average move of 10.95%. The stock looks as if it could continue its recent trend and rip to the upside in today’s session. Since Monday BURL has had a strong bullish trend to its chart. It has been trading above the Ichimoku Cloud since Monday and the cloud continues to show a bullish trend. Investors are mainly looking to see how the technical data will hold up for Burlington Stores Inc. because the company has beaten EPS over the last two quarters by 78% and 25% respectively.
The options market is currently implying a move of around $3.85 or 7.1% in BURL by this Friday’s close giving us targets of $58.25 and $50.55.