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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt 0.47
CRI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. CRI: 0.47 )
CRI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.47

Equity to Asset 0.42
CRI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CRI: 0.42 )
CRI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.42

0.17
0.64
Interest Coverage 19.66
CRI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 64.73 vs. CRI: 19.66 )
CRI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 38.73
Current: 19.66

0.73
38.73
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.50
M-Score: -2.75
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 10.01
CRI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. CRI: 10.01 )
CRI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 13.91
Current: 10.01

-0.43
13.91
Net-margin (%) 6.08
CRI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. CRI: 6.08 )
CRI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 8.37
Current: 6.08

-5
8.37
ROE (%) 22.89
CRI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. CRI: 22.89 )
CRI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.48   Max: 22.89
Current: 22.89

-18.48
22.89
ROA (%) 8.85
CRI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. CRI: 8.85 )
CRI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.25   Max: 11.65
Current: 8.85

-7.25
11.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.56
CRI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. CRI: 36.56 )
CRI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.69   Max: 75.35
Current: 36.56

-1.69
75.35
Revenue Growth (%) 15.70
CRI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CRI: 15.70 )
CRI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 48.6
Current: 15.7

0
48.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.80
CRI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRI: 5.80 )
CRI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 116.5
Current: 5.8

0
116.5
EPS Growth (%) 4.00
CRI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CRI: 4.00 )
CRI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.6
Current: 4

0
45.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CRI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jeremy Grantham 4,297 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 105,000 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 523,060 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 2,740,000 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 4,000,000 sh (+36.05%)
George Soros 295,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 37,851 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 108,744 sh (-4.82%)
Pioneer Investments 64,701 sh (-8.47%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,953,095 sh (-13.88%)
Chuck Royce 1,408,600 sh (-17.58%)
Steven Cohen 488,246 sh (-78.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,789 sh (-83.93%)
Jim Simons 11,600 sh (-93.07%)
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Q3 2013

CRI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

PRIMECAP Management 63,070 sh (New)
Jim Simons 129,200 sh (+1013.79%)
Larry Robbins 807,225 sh (+54.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,763 sh (+36.07%)
Chase Coleman 4,110,000 sh (+2.75%)
Bernard Horn 37,851 sh (unchged)
George Soros 295,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 108,674 sh (-0.06%)
Alan Fournier 2,729,400 sh (-0.39%)
Pioneer Investments 64,000 sh (-1.08%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,818,095 sh (-4.57%)
Caxton Associates 81,438 sh (-22.44%)
Steven Cohen 363,805 sh (-25.49%)
Chuck Royce 798,000 sh (-43.35%)
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Q4 2013

CRI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 57,250 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 5,653,031 sh (+37.54%)
George Soros 390,000 sh (+32.2%)
Larry Robbins 1,053,829 sh (+30.55%)
PRIMECAP Management 67,370 sh (+6.82%)
Alan Fournier 2,899,400 sh (+6.23%)
Bernard Horn 37,851 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 108,044 sh (-0.58%)
Pioneer Investments 61,195 sh (-4.38%)
Jim Simons 81,800 sh (-36.69%)
Steven Cohen 203,257 sh (-44.13%)
Chuck Royce 287,200 sh (-64.01%)
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Q1 2014

CRI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 353,200 sh (+331.78%)
Larry Robbins 1,553,829 sh (+47.45%)
Chase Coleman 6,485,031 sh (+14.72%)
Alan Fournier 3,184,400 sh (+9.83%)
Bernard Horn 37,851 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 67,370 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 107,849 sh (-0.18%)
Pioneer Investments 59,557 sh (-2.68%)
Chuck Royce 243,200 sh (-15.32%)
Steven Cohen 41,053 sh (-79.8%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CRI

(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
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.24%$64.84 - $77.97 $ 78.569%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 Add 32.2%0.06%$68 - $76.87 $ 78.5610%390000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$68 - $76.87 $ 78.5610%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$68.02 - $77.33 $ 78.568%63070
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 36.07%0.01%$68.02 - $77.33 $ 78.568%18763
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -83.93%0.21%$56.84 - $74.07 $ 78.5617%13789
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -28.91%0.11%$55.55 - $60.84 $ 78.5635%85802
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 228.76%0.27%$50.3 - $55.26 $ 78.5648%120694
George Soros 2012-12-31 Add 34.21%0.04%$50.3 - $55.26 $ 78.5648%255000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.13%$49.66 - $57.44 $ 78.5646%36712
George Soros 2012-09-30 Add 52%0.05%$49.66 - $57.44 $ 78.5646%190000
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.1%$48.72 - $56.37 $ 78.5652%125000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0037%$30.48 - $40.65 $ 78.56111%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$27.78 - $34 $ 78.56152%7000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $28.15 - $32.56 $ 78.56162%0
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Larry Robbins Tops GuruFocus Real Time Picks of the Week
The following information is a highlight of the real-time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they own a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. It was a quiet week in guru trades but we did Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) making a notable increase in the babies and children’s outfitter Carter’s (CRI). Read more...
Gabelli and Robbins Report Real Time Buys
Both Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) made increases into previously held stocks over the past week. Robbins added to his already sizeable stake in Carter’s Inc (CRI) and Gabelli added to his consistently growing stake in Layne Christensen Co. (LAYN). Both of these buys come as their respective share prices have recently fallen close to their 52-week lows. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 29.00
CRI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. CRI: 29.00 )
CRI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.59   Max: 43.93
Current: 29

9.59
43.93
P/B 5.70
CRI's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CRI: 5.70 )
CRI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 6.4
Current: 5.7

1.89
6.4
P/S 1.60
CRI's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CRI: 1.60 )
CRI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.6

0.52
2.14
EV-to-EBIT 17.35
CRI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. CRI: 17.35 )
CRI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 22.2
Current: 17.35

5.7
22.2
PEG 3.50
CRI's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRI: 3.50 )
CRI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 4.13
Current: 3.5

0.28
4.13
Shiller P/E 32.80
CRI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRI: 32.80 )
CRI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.21   Max: 81.24
Current: 32.8

21.21
81.24
Current Ratio 5.09
CRI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CRI: 5.09 )
CRI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 6.75
Current: 5.09

2.08
6.75
Quick Ratio 3.06
CRI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRI: 3.06 )
CRI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 5.3
Current: 3.06

0.68
5.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.90
CRI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CRI: 0.90 )
CRI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.9

0.21
0.99
Dividend Payout 0.24
CRI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRI: 0.24 )
CRI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.24

0.17
0.49
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
CRI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. CRI: 0.90 )
CRI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.9

0.21
0.99
Share Buyback Rate 0.90
CRI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CRI: 0.90 )
CRI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -8.9
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 19.20
CRI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. CRI: 19.20 )
CRI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 94.65
Current: 19.2

6.1
94.65
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
CRI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRI: 2.20 )
CRI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.2

0.85
3.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
CRI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CRI: 1.50 )
CRI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.5

0.51
1.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.80
CRI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRI: 3.80 )
CRI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.76
Current: 3.8

0.41
3.76
Price/Graham Number 4.80
CRI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CRI: 4.80 )
CRI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 7.76
Current: 4.8

1.82
7.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
CRI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CRI: 5.80 )
CRI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 17.5
Current: 5.8

4.5
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.14
CRI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. CRI: 9.14 )
CRI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13   Max: 68.8
Current: 9.14

-13
68.8

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Traded in other countries:HCH.Germany
Carter's, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. It owns two brand names in the children's apparel industry, Carter's and OshKosh. Established in 1865, its Carter's brand is high-quality apparel for children sizes newborn to seven. OshKosh is recognized as a well-known brand that is trusted by consumers for its line of apparel for children sizes newborn to 12. OshKosh brand playclothes products include denim apparel products with multiple wash treatments and coordinating garments, overalls, woven bottoms, knit tops, and playclothes products for everyday use in sizes newborn to 12. The remainder of its OshKosh brand product offering includes baby, sleepwear, outerwear, shoes, hosiery, and accessories. Under its Carter's brand, it designs, sources, and markets an array of products, mainly for sizes newborn to seven. Carter's brand baby products include bodysuits, undershirts, towels, washcloths, receiving blankets, layette gowns, bibs, caps, and booties. It sells a complete range of baby products for newborns, mainly made of cotton. Carter's brand playclothes products include knit and woven cotton apparel for everyday use in size three months to size seven. Carter's brand sleepwear products include pajamas, cotton long underwear, and blanket sleepers in size 12 months to size seven. The Company's Carter's brand is the foremost brand of sleepwear for babies and young children within the department store, national chain, outlet, specialty store, and off-price sales channels in the United States. The Company's mass channel product team focuses on baby, sleepwear, and playclothes products produced specifically for the mass channel. Such products are differentiated through fabrications, artwork, and packaging. The Company's other product offerings include bedding, outerwear, shoes, socks, diaper bags, gift sets, toys, room décor, and hair accessories. The Company's main competitors in the wholesale and mass channels include Disney, Gerber, and private label product offerings. The Company's main competitors in the retail store channel include Old Navy, The Gap, The Children's Place, Gymboree, and Disney. It owns many copyrights and trademarks, including Carter's, Carter's Classics, Celebrating Childhood, Child of Mine, Just One Year, OshKosh, OshKosh B'Gosh. The Company is subject to various federal, state, and local laws that govern activities or operations that might have adverse environmental effects.
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