Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition

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On August 23, 2018 Stage Stores, Inc. (“we,” “us,” “our” or “registrant”) issued a news release reporting our unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 and updating our guidance for fiscal 2018. The news release provided information regarding earnings (loss) before interest and taxes (EBIT) and earnings (loss) before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), which are “non-GAAP financial measures,” as that term is defined by Rule 101 of Regulation G (17 CFR Part 244) and Item 10 of Regulation S-K (17 CFR Part 229). The news release posted in the Investor Relations section of our website contains a presentation of the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) and a reconciliation of each such non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP. We believe the presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures enhances an investor’s understanding of our financial performance. In addition, management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to assess the results of our operations. Non-GAAP financial information should not be considered in isolation or viewed as a substitute for net income, cash flow from operations or other measures of performance as defined by GAAP. Moreover, non-GAAP financial information as reported by us is not necessarily comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies due to the potential inconsistencies in the method of presentation and items considered.

Attached as Exhibit 99 to this Form 8-K is a copy of the news release, including information concerning forward-looking statements and factors that may affect our future results. The information in Exhibit 99 shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference to such filing. By furnishing the information in this Form 8-K and the attached exhibit, we are making no admission as to the materiality of any information in this Form 8-K or the exhibit.

Item 8.01Other Events.

In our news release issued on August 23, 2018, we also announced that our Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share on our common stock, payable on September 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 4, 2018.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits


Stage Stores, Inc. news release dated August 23, 2018.

EX-99 2 earningsrelease2q2018_ex99.htm EXHIBIT 99 Exhibit EXHIBIT 99NEWS RELEASECONTACT:                    Jean Fontana                646-277-1214                ([email protected])Stage Stores Reports Second Quarter Results and Updates GuidanceHOUSTON,…
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About Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI)

Stage Stores, Inc. operates specialty department stores mainly in small and mid-sized towns and communities. The Company’s department stores offer a range of brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and home goods. The Company operates approximately 830 specialty department stores in over 40 states under the BEALLS, GOODY’S, PALAIS ROYAL, PEEBLES and STAGE nameplates and a direct-to-consumer business. The Company’s direct-to-consumer business consists of its e-commerce Website and Send program. The Company’s e-commerce Website includes a range of merchandise categories found in its stores, as well as other product offerings. The Company’s in-store Send program allows customers to have merchandise shipped directly to their homes if the preferred size or color is not available in their local store. The Company’s private label portfolio brands are developed and sourced through agreements with third-party vendors.

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