Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 95,156 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 8th. The stock was bought at an average price of $1.45 per share, with a total value of $137,976.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (SHOS) traded down $0.15 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $1.60. 284,232 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 86,095. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 1.71 and a quick ratio of 0.16. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has a one year low of $1.38 and a one year high of $5.50.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores by 3.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 81,207 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,000 after acquiring an additional 2,771 shares in the last quarter. Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC boosted its stake in Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores by 2.5% in the second quarter. Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC now owns 133,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $361,000 after acquiring an additional 3,262 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LP boosted its stake in Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores by 1,123.3% in the third quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 294,785 shares of the company’s stock valued at $752,000 after acquiring an additional 270,688 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 46.29% of the company’s stock.

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About Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware. In addition to merchandise, the Company provides its customers with access to a suite of related services, including home delivery, installation, and extended-service plans.

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