News headlines about Stein Mart (NASDAQ:SMRT) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Stein Mart earned a news sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.0742699467484 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Separately, TheStreet cut Stein Mart from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.50.

Stein Mart (NASDAQ SMRT) traded up 1.60% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $1.27. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 375,446 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $1.28 and its 200-day moving average is $2.07. Stein Mart has a one year low of $1.00 and a one year high of $8.14. The stock’s market cap is $60.84 million.

Stein Mart (NASDAQ:SMRT) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. The company reported ($0.28) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $311.03 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $303.97 million. Stein Mart had a negative return on equity of 78.52% and a negative net margin of 4.18%. Stein Mart’s revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Stein Mart will post ($0.22) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Stein Mart

Stein Mart, Inc is a national retailer offering the fashion merchandise, service and presentation of a department or specialty store. The Company offers apparel for women and men, as well as accessories, shoes and home fashions. The Company’s target customers are women over 45 years old. The Company operates approximately 280 stores in over 30 states and an Internet store.

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