DSW : NYSE : Retail Trade
$21.88 up 0.09 | 0.41%
Today's Range: 21.7018 - 22.15
Avg. Daily Volume: 1672400.0
03/21/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DSW INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. DSW INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.99 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.37% 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 Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)719.98674.62
EBITDA ($mil)0.045.3
EBIT ($mil)37.1824.69
Net Income ($mil)11.730.53

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)300.54213.89
Total Assets ($mil)1413.611428.48
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)950.36937.49

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin26.4528.16
EBITDA Margin0.06.71
Operating Margin5.163.66
Sales Turnover1.981.9
Return on Assets4.768.71
Return on Equity7.0813.28
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio2.662.4
Interest Expense0.00.08
Interest Coverage0.0301.05

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)79.9980.18
Div / share0.20.2
Book value / share11.8811.69
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1714302.02072071.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.36 for the Specialty Retail industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.81 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 60.89. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DSW 25.93 Peers 23.36   DSW NA Peers 15.48

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

DSW is trading at a premium to its peers.


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

Ratio not available.

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premium   discount
  Price to
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premium   discount
DSW 12.44 Peers 17.41   DSW 0.27 Peers 0.94

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

DSW is trading at a 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.

DSW trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DSW 1.81 Peers 60.89   DSW -45.04 Peers -3.71

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.

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

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
DSW 0.61 Peers 1.56   DSW 3.25 Peers 5.56

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.

DSW 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.

DSW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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