Media coverage about Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ:SHOS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 76 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ:SHOS) remained flat at $3.40 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 36,111 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.57 and its 200 day moving average is $4.41. The firm’s market cap is $77.23 million. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores has a 52-week low of $3.05 and a 52-week high of $7.25.
In related news, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 15,115 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $3.10 per share, for a total transaction of $46,856.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders bought 29,415 shares of company stock worth $95,387. Corporate insiders own 0.35% of the company’s stock.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Company Profile
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.