Stage Stores, Inc. ( SSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SSI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $7.4, the dividend yield is 8.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSI was $7.4, representing a -68.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.26 and a 23.33% increase over the 52 week low of $6.
SSI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LB ). SSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports SSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -40.68%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SSI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SSI as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Vietnam ETF ( VNM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VNM with an decrease of -16.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SSI at 1.93%.