HOUSTON (AP) _ Stage Stores Inc. (SSI) on Thursday reported a loss of $16.9 million in its fiscal second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 60 cents.

The department store operator posted revenue of $383.6 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $369.3 million.

Stage Stores expects a full-year loss of $1.45 to $1.20 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.61 billion to $1.64 billion.

The company's shares closed at $2.30. A year ago, they were trading at $1.80.

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