The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) is scheduled to announce its earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($1.36) per share for the quarter.

The Bon-Ton Stores (NASDAQ:BONT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 18th. The company reported ($1.95) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.75) by $0.20. The company earned $542.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $556.96 million. The Bon-Ton Stores had a negative return on equity of 663.72% and a negative net margin of 2.19%. On average, analysts expect The Bon-Ton Stores to post $-1.50 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-1.55 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Earnings History for The Bon-Ton Stores (NASDAQ:BONT)

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) opened at 1.86 on Wednesday. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has a one year low of $1.10 and a one year high of $4.20. The company has a 50 day moving average of $1.60 and a 200-day moving average of $1.62. The stock’s market capitalization is $40.01 million.

In other news, major shareholder Donald E. Morgan III acquired 45,490 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 31st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $1.70 per share, for a total transaction of $77,333.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, major shareholder Donald E. Morgan III acquired 53,897 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1.69 per share, with a total value of $91,085.93. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 46.78% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in The Bon-Ton Stores stock. Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its position in The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) by 28.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 81,100 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,800 shares during the period. Spark Investment Management LLC owned approximately 0.38% of The Bon-Ton Stores worth $114,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 29.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About The Bon-Ton Stores

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc is a department store operator. The Company operates through two segments: stores and eCommerce (its Internet Websites). The Company offers a range of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children. It operates approximately 270 stores in over 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates, encompassing a total of approximately 25 million square feet.

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