Stage Stores Inc (NYSE:SSI) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of 0.05 per share on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.25%.

Stage Stores has decreased its dividend by an average of 17.3% annually over the last three years. Stage Stores has a dividend payout ratio of -15.0% indicating that the company cannot currently cover its dividend with earnings alone and is relying on its balance sheet to cover its dividend payments.

SSI opened at $1.51 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 2.76 and a quick ratio of 0.38. Stage Stores has a fifty-two week low of $1.51 and a fifty-two week high of $3.25.

Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 23rd. The company reported ($0.60) earnings per share for the quarter. Stage Stores had a negative net margin of 3.71% and a negative return on equity of 16.31%. The firm had revenue of $369.29 million for the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.23) EPS. On average, research analysts forecast that Stage Stores will post -1.33 earnings per share for the current year.

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Stage Stores Company Profile

Stage Stores, Inc operates specialty department stores primarily in small and mid-sized towns and communities in the United States. Its merchandise portfolio comprises moderately priced and brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, and home goods. The company also offers merchandise direct-to-consumer through its e-commerce Website, and private label credit card and loyalty programs.

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Dividend History for Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI)

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