Stage Stores Inc (SSI) Issues FY15 Earnings Guidance
Stage Stores Inc (NYSE:SSI) updated its FY15 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.25-1.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.26, Stock Ratings News reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.64-1.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.65 billion.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Bank of America initiated coverage on shares of Stage Stores in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They set a buy rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Stage Stores from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. They now have a $17.70 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at B. Riley reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Stage Stores in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $22.78.
Shares of Stage Stores Inc (NYSE:SSI) opened at 19.40 on Tuesday. Stage Stores Inc has a 52-week low of $18.37 and a 52-week high of $25.51. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $21.17 and its 200-day moving average is $21.22. The company has a market cap of $612.5 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.67.
Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 20th. The company reported ($0.38) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.38). The company had revenue of $372.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $375.12 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Stage Stores Inc will post $1.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Stage Stores, Inc (NYSE:SSI) is a Houston, Texas-based retailer, which operates both department stores and off-price stores.
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