Do Institutional Investors Hate Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc (NASDAQ:SHOS)?

September 8, 2018 - By Megan Stone

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Sentiment for Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc (NASDAQ:SHOS)

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc (NASDAQ:SHOS) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.6 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.54, from 1.14 in 2017Q4. The ratio dived, as 9 investment professionals started new and increased stock positions, while 15 sold and trimmed stock positions in Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now possess: 10.91 million shares, down from 11.25 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 10 Increased: 4 New Position: 5.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. engages in the retail sale of home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware in the United States. The company has market cap of $71.51 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Sears Hometown and Hardware, and Sears Outlet. It currently has negative earnings. The Sears Hometown and Hardware segment operates Sears Hometown Stores that offer services and products across a selection of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, sporting goods, and household goods; and Sears Hardware Stores, which provide services and products across a range of merchandise categories, such as home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, other home improvement products, fasteners, electrical supplies, and plumbing supplies, as well as proprietary in-store services comprising blade sharpening, key cutting, and screen repair.

The stock increased 1.61% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $3.15. About 82,991 shares traded or 68.35% up from the average. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) has declined 11.67% since September 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.24% the S&P500.

Rbs Partners L.P. holds 3.68% of its portfolio in Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. for 4.77 million shares. Chou Associates Management Inc. owns 1.32 million shares or 1.67% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Nantahala Capital Management Llc has 0.29% invested in the company for 2.18 million shares. The New York-based Sessa Capital Im L.P. has invested 0.07% in the stock. Towerview Llc, a New York-based fund reported 25,000 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 6 buys, and 0 insider sales for $116,912 activity.

More recent Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Final Sale: Inside Sears Hometown Stores’ War With Its Local Entrepreneurs” on August 29, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “45 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Mid-Day Session” on August 30, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “62 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: August 31, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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