ALCO Stores just filed a General Statement of acquisition of beneficial ownership

The following excerpt is from the company's filing:

Item 5.Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following:Item 6.Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.The clients of Heartland Advisors, Inc., a registered investment adviser, including an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and other managed accounts, have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends and proceeds from the sale of shares included on this Schedule.The Heartland Value Fund, a series of the Heartland Group, Inc., a registered investment company, owns 380,400 shares or 11.7% of the class of securities reported herein. Any remaining shares disclosed in this filing are owned by various other accounts managed by Heartland Advisors, Inc. on a discretionary basis. To the best of Heartland Advisors' knowledge, none of the other accounts owns more than 5% of the outstanding stock.Item 7.Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.Not applicable.Item 8.Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.Item 9.Notice of Dissolution of Group.Not ApplicableItem 10.

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.

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