Analyzing Dividend Growth: Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI)

LUNDY RUSS II, EVP, Chief Stores Officer, added 20,000 shares of Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) to its portfolio at the rate of $1.54 per share valuing $30,810 on Oct 01. The insider has now 105,770 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $3.40, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $3.68. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $2.91 and a 2nd Support Level at $2.70. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) was $3.13. Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) stock has lost -$6.16, or -66.31%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.08, or -39.92%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.91, or 40.99%. This year-to-date, Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) shares have lost -$4.99, or -61.45%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 28,911 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $91,070K. Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) generates $1,641 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$87,710 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 296.20%, a 3-Year Total Return of -5.41%, and a 5-year Total Return of -85.50%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -58.33%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.050 per share on 12/03/18. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 14 purchases (6,418 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 25 insider buys amounting to 357,174 shares and 2 insider sales amounting to 15,538 shares. In the past full year, 62 insider purchases were made (involving 1,655,610 shares) and 35 insider sell-offs equivalent to 328,719 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) has a Current Ratio of 2.78, a Quick Ratio of 0.39 and a Cash Ratio of 0.09. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 100.23, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 50.06, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 32.12. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is -5.44 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 98.34.