Caleres Inc

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CAL : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$29.83 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 282700.0
02/23/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CALERES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. CALERES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.88 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.50% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)732.23728.64
EBITDA ($mil)69.465.07
EBIT ($mil)55.4552.22
Net Income ($mil)34.7333.98


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)173.4486.3
Total Assets ($mil)1304.21260.28
Total Debt ($mil)196.89200.0
Equity ($mil)646.11601.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.0241.35
EBITDA Margin9.478.93
Operating Margin7.577.17
Sales Turnover1.952.05
Return on Assets6.416.84
Return on Equity12.9514.36
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.462.18
Debt/Capital0.230.25
Interest Expense3.984.14
Interest Coverage13.9512.63


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)42.9443.7
Div / share0.070.07
EPS0.810.78
Book value / share15.0513.75
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume315612.0312794.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.84 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.01 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.12. 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 15.61 Peers 22.84   CAL 6.47 Peers 14.57

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
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAL 12.89 Peers 20.41   CAL 1.44 Peers 1.96

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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CAL 2.01 Peers 15.12   CAL -1.53 Peers -16.65

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.

 

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

CAL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAL 0.51 Peers 1.53   CAL -1.38 Peers 7.69

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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