Media coverage about Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ:SHOS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.1101452487797 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ:SHOS) traded up $0.22 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $2.50. The company had a trading volume of 154,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 90,843. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores has a 1-year low of $1.38 and a 1-year high of $4.15. The company has a market capitalization of $56.76, a PE ratio of -0.53 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 1.71 and a quick ratio of 0.16.
In other Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores news, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert purchased 219,989 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $1.50 per share, for a total transaction of $329,983.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert purchased 95,156 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 8th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $1.45 per share, for a total transaction of $137,976.20. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 336,870 shares of company stock worth $506,893 over the last quarter. 0.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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