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Recent Technicals: Stage Stores (NYSE: SSI)


Stage Stores trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry and is in the consumer cyclical sector. Stage Stores Inc operates specialty department stores. Its merchandise assortment is a well-edited selection of moderately priced brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and home goods.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SSI stock showed a previous change of 0.96% with an open at 1.04 and a close of 1.05. It reached an intraday high of 1.07 and a low of 1.04.

SeekingAlpha:  Stage Stores back in NYSE compliance


The stock has a market cap of $29.7m with 28.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 23.3m shares. Trading volume reached 48,745 shares compared to its average volume of 85,292 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Stage Stores shares returned -3.67% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.94%. Over three months, it changed 19.32%. In one year it has changed -62.21% and within that year its 52-week high was 3.25 and its 52-week low was 0.67. SSI stock is 57.66% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 1.49 and a 50 day moving average of 1.05. Currently SSI stock is trading -29.60% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Stage Stores Regains Compliance with NYSE Minimum Share Price Listing Standards


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -3.13 that ended on 31st of January 2019.The TTM EPS is -1.48.

The dividend per share is currently 0.20, which is a dividend yield of 19.05%. SSI stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 58.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 4,312,002, which is 15.24% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 36.83. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.57

Business Wire:  Stage Stores Regains Compliance with NYSE Minimum Share Price Listing Standards

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -30.75%, return on assets is -11.82%, profit margin is -5.46%, price-to-sales is 0.02 and price-to-book is 0.12.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 2  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.