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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 : 10/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CBK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CBK: No Debt )
CBK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.63
CBK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CBK: 0.63 )
CBK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.63

0.14
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
CBK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 32.14 vs. CBK: No Debt )
CBK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.6
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.38
M-Score: -2.18
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.26
CBK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. CBK: 3.26 )
CBK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.71   Max: 19.72
Current: 3.26

-3.71
19.72
Net-margin (%) 3.30
CBK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. CBK: 3.30 )
CBK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.95   Max: 12.2
Current: 3.3

-4.95
12.2
ROE (%) 16.46
CBK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. CBK: 16.46 )
CBK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.73   Max: 48.07
Current: 16.46

-22.73
48.07
ROA (%) 9.80
CBK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. CBK: 9.80 )
CBK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.22   Max: 33.5
Current: 9.8

-10.22
33.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.66
CBK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. CBK: 28.66 )
CBK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.97   Max: 141.18
Current: 28.66

-24.97
141.18
Revenue Growth (%) -3.20
CBK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CBK: -3.20 )
CBK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 32.2
Current: -3.2

-13.3
32.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.00
CBK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CBK: -5.00 )
CBK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.6
Current: -5

0
72.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CBK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 11,596 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,357,800 sh (-3.01%)
Chuck Royce 125,000 sh (-37.5%)
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Q1 2014

CBK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 14,288 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,367,006 sh (+0.68%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 11,091 sh (-4.35%)
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Q2 2014

CBK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 17,787 sh (+24.49%)
Jim Simons 1,444,400 sh (+5.66%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2014

CBK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,519,600 sh (+5.21%)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CBK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out $8.55 - $11.22 $ 7.42-23%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $5.96 - $9.04 $ 7.428%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 24.49%$5.96 - $9.04 $ 7.428%17787
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy$5.83 - $8.64 $ 7.428%14288
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy$5.77 - $9.25 $ 7.4211%11596
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.40
CBK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. CBK: 19.40 )
CBK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.85   Max: 74.11
Current: 19.4

9.85
74.11
P/B 2.90
CBK's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CBK: 2.90 )
CBK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 4.99
Current: 2.9

0.45
4.99
P/S 0.60
CBK's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CBK: 0.60 )
CBK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.08
Current: 0.6

0.09
2.08
EV-to-EBIT 16.53
CBK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. CBK: 16.53 )
CBK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -208.4   Max: 586
Current: 16.53

-208.4
586
Current Ratio 2.35
CBK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CBK: 2.35 )
CBK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 6.36
Current: 2.35

1.02
6.36
Quick Ratio 1.27
CBK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CBK: 1.27 )
CBK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 4.68
Current: 1.27

0.2
4.68

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 21.20
CBK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBK: 21.20 )
CBK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 218
Current: 21.2

3.83
218
Price/Tangible Book 2.92
CBK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. CBK: 2.92 )
CBK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 8.2
Current: 2.92

0.39
8.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.62
CBK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. CBK: 6.62 )
CBK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 7.91
Current: 6.62

0.25
7.91
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
CBK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CBK: 1.08 )
CBK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 5.99
Current: 1.08

0.03
5.99
Price/Graham Number 1.57
CBK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CBK: 1.57 )
CBK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 9.51
Current: 1.57

0.66
9.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
CBK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CBK: 6.00 )
CBK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 33.9
Current: 6

0.2
33.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -9.23
CBK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CBK: -9.23 )
CBK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 44.7
Current: -9.23

-6.1
44.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Christopher & Banks Corp a Delaware Corporation was incorporated in 1986. The Company is a retailer of women's apparel and accessories, which operates retail stores through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Its merchandise assortments include women's apparel, generally consisting of knit tops, woven tops, jackets, sweaters, skirts, denim bottoms, bottoms made of other fabrications and dresses in missy, petite and women's plus sizes. The Company operates 560 stores in 43 states, including 333 Christopher & Banks stores, 135 C.J. Banks stores, 61 Missy, Petite, Women ('MPW') stores (formerly referred to as 'Dual' stores) and 31 outlet stores. It also operates e-commerce web sites for its two brands at www.christopherandbanks.com and www.cjbanks.com which, in addition to offering the apparel and accessories found in its stores, also offer exclusive sizes and styles available only online. The Company has two operating segments, Christopher & Banks stores and C.J. Banks stores. Christopher & Banks brand offers classic fashions featuring exclusively designed, coordinated assortments of women's apparel and accessories in missy sizes 4 to 16 and petite sizes 4P to 16P in its Christopher & Banks stores and on its Christopher & Banks e-commerce web site. C.J. Banks brand offers similar assortments of apparel and accessories in women's sizes 14W to 26W in its C.J. Banks stores and on its J. Banks e-commerce web site. The Company's competitors include national and regional retail chains that sell similar merchandise, including department stores, specialty stores, discount stores, mass merchandisers and Internet-based retailers. The Company is subject to numerous regulations and laws that govern its operations, marketing and sale of its merchandise, corporate structure, and financial controls and disclosures.
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