Royce & Associates LP raised its holdings in shares of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) by 1,123.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 294,785 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 270,688 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP owned approximately 1.30% of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores worth $752,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Separately, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 81,207 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,000 after acquiring an additional 2,771 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 46.23% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) opened at $2.60 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $61.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.55 and a beta of 1.54. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has a 1 year low of $1.38 and a 1 year high of $5.25. The company has a current ratio of 1.71, a quick ratio of 0.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

In other news, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 95,156 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $1.45 per share, for a total transaction of $137,976.20. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Edward S. Lampert acquired 219,989 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1.50 per share, with a total value of $329,983.50. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 336,870 shares of company stock valued at $506,893 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 0.50% of the company’s stock.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ:SHOS)

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