Caleres Inc

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CAL : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$25.57 | %
Today's Range: 25.28 - 25.66
Avg. Daily Volume: 326,300
09/23/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CALERES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. CALERES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.62 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.99% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)622.94637.83
EBITDA ($mil)45.6948.64
EBIT ($mil)32.2635.73
Net Income ($mil)19.7716.83


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)165.73170.83
Total Assets ($mil)1420.391427.47
Total Debt ($mil)196.77239.16
Equity ($mil)613.79568.35


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin43.8243.22
EBITDA Margin7.337.62
Operating Margin5.185.6
Sales Turnover1.791.81
Return on Assets5.835.98
Return on Equity13.5115.03
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.971.73
Debt/Capital0.240.3
Interest Expense3.884.35
Interest Coverage8.328.22


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)42.9243.71
Div / share0.070.07
EPS0.460.38
Book value / share14.313.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume324482.0371950.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.68 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.84. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.77 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.08. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CALERES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAL 13.23 Peers 21.68   CAL 6.96 Peers 14.12

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

CAL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

CAL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAL 10.99 Peers 19.39   CAL 1.44 Peers 1.91

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

CAL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

CAL trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CAL 1.77 Peers 12.08   CAL -1.55 Peers -1.58

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CAL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CAL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAL 0.43 Peers 1.45   CAL -1.54 Peers 7.50

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

CAL is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CAL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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