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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BBW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BBW: No Debt )
BBW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.51
BBW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BBW: 0.51 )
BBW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.51

0.17
0.63
Interest Coverage No Debt
BBW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.51 vs. BBW: No Debt )
BBW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 124.3   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

124.3
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.16
M-Score: -2.69
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 (%) -0.63
BBW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. BBW: -0.63 )
BBW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.71   Max: 11.8
Current: -0.63

-12.71
11.8
Net-margin (%) -0.56
BBW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. BBW: -0.56 )
BBW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.94   Max: 7.55
Current: -0.56

-12.94
7.55
ROE (%) -2.50
BBW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. BBW: -2.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -59.29   Max: 37.8
Current: -2.5

-59.29
37.8
ROA (%) -1.09
BBW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. BBW: -1.09 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.66   Max: 11.1
Current: -1.09

-25.66
11.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.39
BBW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. BBW: -3.39 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -67.77   Max: 47.46
Current: -3.39

-67.77
47.46
Revenue Growth (%) 2.30
BBW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BBW: 2.30 )
BBW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.7   Max: 20.6
Current: 2.3

-63.7
20.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.00
BBW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BBW: -8.00 )
BBW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -61.3   Max: 92
Current: -8

-61.3
92
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BBW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 604,100 sh (+0.43%)
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Q4 2013

BBW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

BBW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 593,214 sh (-4.04%)
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BBW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 43.50
BBW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. BBW: 43.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 728.18
Current: 43.5

7.9
728.18
P/B 2.50
BBW's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. BBW: 2.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 7.33
Current: 2.5

0.41
7.33
P/S 0.60
BBW's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. BBW: 0.60 )
BBW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.22
Current: 0.6

0.14
2.22
PFCF 16.70
BBW's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 41.33 vs. BBW: 16.70 )
BBW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.27   Max: 487
Current: 16.7

3.27
487
EV-to-EBIT 34.38
BBW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. BBW: 34.38 )
BBW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 71.6
Current: 34.38

3
71.6
Current Ratio 1.51
BBW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BBW: 1.51 )
BBW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.51

1.13
2.55
Quick Ratio 0.89
BBW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BBW: 0.89 )
BBW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.7
Current: 0.89

0.55
1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.49
BBW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BBW: 2.49 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 7.31
Current: 2.49

0.68
7.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.31
BBW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BBW: 1.31 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.31

0.28
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
BBW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBW: 1.61 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 6.22
Current: 1.61

0.47
6.22
Price/Graham Number 2.24
BBW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BBW: 2.24 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 8.78
Current: 2.24

0.68
8.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
BBW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BBW: 2.90 )
BBW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 33.2
Current: 2.9

1.4
33.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.44
BBW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. BBW: 3.44 )
BBW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 58.8
Current: 3.44

-7.4
58.8

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