BRIEF-Stage Stores Q3 loss per share $0.34 including items

Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:10am EST

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Stage Stores Inc : * Reports third quarter results * Q3 same store sales fell 4.6 percent * Q3 sales $360 million versus I/B/E/S view $375.6 million * Sees FY adjusted earnings per share $1.20 to $1.30 * Q3 adjusted loss per share $0.26 excluding items * Q3 loss per share $0.34 including items * Q3 earnings per share view $-0.26 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S * FY earnings per share view $1.31 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S * Says projecting comparable store sales for the fourth quarter to be in a

range of down 2% to flat * Source text for Eikon * Further company coverage

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