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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
BAMM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BAMM: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BAMM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.13 Max: 5.21
Current: 0.12
0.05
5.21
Equity to Asset 0.28
BAMM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BAMM: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BAMM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.28
0.28
0.52
Interest Coverage 1.27
BAMM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. BAMM: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BAMM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 18.18 Max: 286.66
Current: 1.27
2.11
286.66
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.96
M-Score: -3.02
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.66
BAMM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. BAMM: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BAMM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.85  Med: 3.31 Max: 5.78
Current: 0.66
-0.85
5.78
Net-margin (%) 0.17
BAMM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BAMM: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BAMM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.61  Med: 1.95 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.17
-1.61
3.63
ROE (%) 0.81
BAMM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. BAMM: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BAMM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.73  Med: 8.53 Max: 12.9
Current: 0.81
-6.73
12.9
ROA (%) 0.26
BAMM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. BAMM: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BAMM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.57  Med: 3.51 Max: 6.14
Current: 0.26
-2.57
6.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.04
BAMM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.63 vs. BAMM: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAMM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.39  Med: 13.05 Max: 23.59
Current: 2.04
-3.39
23.59
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
BAMM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BAMM: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAMM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 3.90 Max: 15.5
Current: 3.8
-3.2
15.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.10
BAMM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BAMM: 23.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAMM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.8  Med: 3.60 Max: 23.1
Current: 23.1
-27.8
23.1
» BAMM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-29)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BAMM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 24,700 sh (+52.47%)
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Q2 2015

BAMM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Charles Brandes 35,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 37,400 sh (+51.42%)
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Q3 2015

BAMM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 57,100 sh (+52.67%)
Charles Brandes 35,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

BAMM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.11
BAMM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. BAMM: 36.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BAMM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 12.57 Max: 78.5
Current: 36.11
2.44
78.5
PE(NRI) 36.11
BAMM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. BAMM: 36.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BAMM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 12.60 Max: 62.8
Current: 36.11
2.43
62.8
P/B 0.54
BAMM's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. BAMM: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BAMM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.89
Current: 0.54
0.23
2.89
P/S 0.10
BAMM's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. BAMM: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BAMM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.1
0.04
0.75
PFCF 9.00
BAMM's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.65 vs. BAMM: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BAMM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 8.80 Max: 82.3
Current: 9
1.71
82.3
POCF 2.44
BAMM's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. BAMM: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BAMM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 3.72 Max: 16.23
Current: 2.44
0.55
16.23
EV-to-EBIT 35.73
BAMM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.71 vs. BAMM: 35.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BAMM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1280.5  Med: 6.85 Max: 122.5
Current: 35.73
-1280.5
122.5
EV-to-EBITDA 6.20
BAMM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. BAMM: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BAMM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.40 Max: 9.2
Current: 6.2
1.6
9.2
Shiller P/E 7.84
BAMM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.05 vs. BAMM: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BAMM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 7.15 Max: 48.28
Current: 7.84
2.87
48.28
Current Ratio 1.24
BAMM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BAMM: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BAMM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.61 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.24
1.19
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.09
BAMM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BAMM: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BAMM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.09
0.08
0.37
Days Inventory 224.84
BAMM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 88.17 vs. BAMM: 224.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BAMM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 197.3  Med: 209.98 Max: 219.15
Current: 224.84
197.3
219.15
Days Sales Outstanding 1.87
BAMM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. BAMM: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BAMM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.61 Max: 7.83
Current: 1.87
2.16
7.83
Days Payable 112.93
BAMM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.86 vs. BAMM: 112.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BAMM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.11  Med: 92.54 Max: 114.57
Current: 112.93
81.11
114.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.56
BAMM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. BAMM: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BAMM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.94 Max: 9.47
Current: 7.56
0.51
9.47
Price/Tangible Book 0.54
BAMM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BAMM: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BAMM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.54
0.23
2.65
Price/Projected FCF 1.02
BAMM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BAMM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BAMM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.46 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.02
0.13
3.63
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
BAMM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BAMM: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BAMM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.18 Max: 5.16
Current: 0.65
0.27
5.16
Price/Graham Number 0.93
BAMM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. BAMM: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BAMM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.93
0.24
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.80
BAMM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BAMM: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAMM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 12.20 Max: 35.2
Current: 2.8
0.8
35.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -15.63
BAMM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. BAMM: -15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BAMM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.7  Med: 15.25 Max: 70.9
Current: -15.63
-43.7
70.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $472
EPS $ 0.09
Short Percentage of Float0.11%
52-Week Range $1.59 - 3.39
Shares Outstanding(Mil)15.40

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:BOK.Germany,
Books-A-Million Inc was founded in 1917, originally incorporated under the laws of the State of Alabama in 1964 and reincorporated in Delaware in September 1992. The Company is a book retailer located in the eastern United States and operates both superstores and traditional bookstores. The Company operates both superstores and traditional bookstores. The first Superstore was opened in 1987 and operates under the names Books-A-Million and Books and Co. and 2nd & Charles. Traditional bookstores are smaller stores operated under the names Bookland, Books-A-Million and BAM. All store formats generally offer a selection of sellers and other hardcover and paperback books, magazines, toys, games, electronics and gifts. In addition to these retail store formats, it offers its products over the internet at Booksamillion.com. Its retail operations also include the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores. It also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties, LLC. The Company operates in three reportable operating segments: Retail trade; Electronic commerce trade; and Real estate development and management. In the retail trade segment, it is engaged in the retail sale of books, magazines and general merchandise, including gifts, cards, games, toys, collectibles, music, DVDs, electronic devices and accessories in its retail stores. In the electronic commerce trade segment, it is engaged in the retail sale of books and general merchandise over the internet. The real estate development and management segment is managed separately from the retail trade and electronic commerce trade segments, with a focus on deriving revenues through developing and leasing commercial retail real estate for purposes of earning rental income. The Company promotes its bookstores through the use of traditional direct mail, e-mail and online advertising, as well as point-of-sale materials posted and distributed in its stores. The retail book business is competitive. The Company faces direct competition from other superstores, such as Barnes & Noble, and it also faces competition from mass merchandisers, such as Wal-Mart and Costco, and online retailers, such as Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and Wal-Mart. Its bookstores also compete with specialty retail stores that offer books in particular subject areas, independent single store operators, variety discounters, drugstores, warehouse clubs, mail order clubs and other retailers offering books. In addition, its bookstores face additional competition from the market for electronic books and may face competition from other categories of retailers entering the retail book market. The Company is subject to general business regulations and laws, as well as regulations and laws specifically governing the Internet and e-commerce.
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