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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
CHKE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CHKE: 0.14 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14

Equity to Asset 0.42
CHKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CHKE: 0.42 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.77   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.42

-1.77
0.93
Interest Coverage 19.21
CHKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. CHKE: 19.21 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 9999.99
Current: 19.21

3.97
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.19
M-Score: -2.29
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 40.68
CHKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. CHKE: 40.68 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -40.29   Max: 74.49
Current: 40.68

-40.29
74.49
Net-margin (%) 26.29
CHKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. CHKE: 26.29 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.67   Max: 77.01
Current: 26.29

-21.67
77.01
ROE (%) 43.29
CHKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. CHKE: 43.29 )
CHKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.05   Max: 260.18
Current: 43.29

-21.05
260.18
ROA (%) 17.68
CHKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. CHKE: 17.68 )
CHKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.65   Max: 72.66
Current: 17.68

-7.65
72.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 195.74
CHKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.16 vs. CHKE: 195.74 )
CHKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2240   Max: 13089.5
Current: 195.74

-2240
13089.5
Revenue Growth (%) -0.70
CHKE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CHKE: -0.70 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.7   Max: 46.9
Current: -0.7

-24.7
46.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.10
CHKE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CHKE: -6.10 )
CHKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.8   Max: 64.4
Current: -6.1

-27.8
64.4
EPS Growth (%) -6.10
CHKE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CHKE: -6.10 )
CHKE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.6   Max: 32.7
Current: -6.1

-28.6
32.7
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Q3 2013

CHKE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 640,375 sh (-1.6%)
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Q4 2013

CHKE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

CHKE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 614,875 sh (-0.29%)
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Q2 2014

CHKE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.90
CHKE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. CHKE: 17.90 )
CHKE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.12   Max: 21.43
Current: 17.9

8.12
21.43
P/B 6.38
CHKE's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CHKE: 6.38 )
CHKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.01   Max: 18.28
Current: 6.38

5.01
18.28
P/S 4.84
CHKE's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CHKE: 4.84 )
CHKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 8.71
Current: 4.84

3.19
8.71
EV-to-EBIT 13.43
CHKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. CHKE: 13.43 )
CHKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 15.3
Current: 13.43

4.5
15.3
Shiller P/E 16.76
CHKE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.85 vs. CHKE: 16.76 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.41   Max: 23.36
Current: 16.76

5.41
23.36
Current Ratio 1.26
CHKE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CHKE: 1.26 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 51.5
Current: 1.26

0.82
51.5
Quick Ratio 1.26
CHKE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CHKE: 1.26 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 51.5
Current: 1.26

0.64
51.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.64
CHKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CHKE: 1.64 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 19.83
Current: 1.64

1.68
19.83
Dividend Payout 0.25
CHKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CHKE: 0.25 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 76
Current: 0.25

0.12
76
Dividend growth (3y) -35.90
CHKE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CHKE: -35.90 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 89.5
Current: -35.9

0
89.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.23
CHKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
94% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. CHKE: 0.23 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.23

0.23
2.7
Share Buyback Rate 1.80
CHKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CHKE: 1.80 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.8   Max: -12.6
Current: 1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.63
CHKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. CHKE: 2.63 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.45
Current: 2.63

0.4
2.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
CHKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CHKE: 0.95 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 3.42
Current: 0.95

0.45
3.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.40
CHKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CHKE: 7.40 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 22.3
Current: 7.4

6.5
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.51
CHKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. CHKE: -5.51 )
CHKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 23.4
Current: -5.51

-12.1
23.4

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Cherokee Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1988. The Company is a marketer and manager of a portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands it owns or represents, licensing the Cherokee, Liz Lange, Sideout and Carole Little brands and related trademarks and other brands in multiple consumer product categories and sectors. It is a licensors of style-focused lifestyle brands for apparel, footwear, home and accessories in the world. markets and licenses brand names and trademarks for apparel, footwear, and accessories including Cherokee(r), Sideout(r), Sideout Sport(r), Carole Little(r), All That Jazz(r), Molly Malloy(r), and others. As of February 2, 2013, the Company had twenty-six continuing license agreements covering both domestic and international markets. In addition to licensing its own brands, it also assists other brand-owners, companies, wholesalers and retailers in identifying opportunities as a licensee or licensor for their brands or stores. The Company's competitors with respect to its Cherokee brand include Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Liz Claiborne, and private label brands such as Faded Glory, Arizona, and Route 66, developed by retailers.
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