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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
CTRN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CTRN: No Debt )
CTRN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.82   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.68
CTRN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CTRN: 0.68 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.68

0.34
0.72
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.93
M-Score: -3.04
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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Revenue Growth (%) -0.70
CTRN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CTRN: -0.70 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 23.8
Current: -0.7

-0.7
23.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -25.50
CTRN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. CTRN: -25.50 )
CTRN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.9   Max: 74.1
Current: -25.5

-44.9
74.1
EPS Growth (%) -72.50
CTRN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
124% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. CTRN: -72.50 )
CTRN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -72.5   Max: 61.7
Current: -72.5

-72.5
61.7
» CTRN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CTRN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 45,209 sh (+143.06%)
Chuck Royce 953,073 sh (+81.41%)
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Q2 2013

CTRN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 49,325 sh (+9.1%)
Chuck Royce 845,673 sh (-11.27%)
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Q3 2013

CTRN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 165,025 sh (+234.57%)
Chuck Royce 739,673 sh (-12.53%)
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Q4 2013

CTRN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 739,673 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 144,250 sh (-12.59%)
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 452.40
CTRN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
87% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. CTRN: 452.40 )
CTRN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 468.68
Current: 452.4

6.8
468.68
P/B 1.33
CTRN's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CTRN: 1.33 )
CTRN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 7.76
Current: 1.33

0.6
7.76
P/S 0.41
CTRN's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. CTRN: 0.41 )
CTRN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.49
Current: 0.41

0.19
2.49
PFCF 9.45
CTRN's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. CTRN: 9.45 )
CTRN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.71   Max: 1410.5
Current: 9.45

7.71
1410.5
EV-to-EBIT -547.71
CTRN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. CTRN: -547.71 )
CTRN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 32.2
Current: -547.71

4.5
32.2
Shiller P/E 27.75
CTRN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. CTRN: 27.75 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.38   Max: 28.73
Current: 27.75

6.38
28.73

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.38
CTRN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. CTRN: 7.38 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 58.48
Current: 7.38

3.3
58.48
Price/Tangible Book 1.33
CTRN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CTRN: 1.33 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 7.53
Current: 1.33

0.68
7.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.29
CTRN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CTRN: 1.29 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.29

0.67
1.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
CTRN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CTRN: 0.72 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.78
Current: 0.72

0.36
3.78
Price/Graham Number 5.82
CTRN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CTRN: 5.82 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 5.42
Current: 5.82

0.57
5.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
CTRN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CTRN: 3.00 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 22.2
Current: 3

3.1
22.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -28.34
CTRN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. CTRN: -28.34 )
CTRN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 20.9
Current: -28.34

5.2
20.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Citi Trends, Inc., became a publicly traded company on May 2005. It is a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories for the entire family. The Company offers quality, branded products from nationally recognized brands, as well as private label products and a limited assortment of home decor items. Its merchandise offerings are designed to appeal to the preferences of fashion conscious consumers, particularly African-Americans. Its merchandising policy is to offer high quality, branded products at attractive prices for the entire value-conscious family. It also offers a variety of products from less recognized brands and a lesser amount representing private label products under its proprietary brands such as 'Diva Blue,' 'Red Ape,' and 'Lil Miss Hollywood.' The Company's private brand products enable it to expand product selection, offer merchandise at lower prices and enhance its product offerings. Its merchandise includes apparel, accessories and home decor. Within apparel, it offers fashion sportswear for men, women and children, including offerings for newborns, infants, toddlers, boys and girls. The Company also offers accessories, which includes handbags, jewelry, footwear, belts, intimate apparel and sleepwear, as well as a limited assortment of home decor. The company purchases its merchandise at attractive prices and mark prices up less than department or specialty stores. It reviews each department in its stores at least monthly for possible markdowns based on sales rates and fashion seasons to promote faster turnover of inventory and to accelerate the flow of current merchandise. The Company allocates merchandise across its store base according to the store-level demand. The merchandising staff utilizes a centralized management system to monitor merchandise purchasing, planning and allocation in order to maximize inventory turnover, identify and respond to changing product demands and determine the timing of mark-downs to its merchandise. The average selling space of the company's existing 511 stores is approximately 10,700 square feet, which allows it the space and flexibility to departmentalize its stores and provide directed traffic patterns. The Company arranges its stores in a racetrack format with women's sportswear, it's attractive and fashion current merchandise, in the center of each store and complementary categories adjacent to those items. It offers a layaway program that allows customers to purchase merchandise by initially paying a 20% deposit and a $2.00 service charge. The customer then makes additional payments every two weeks and has 60 days within which to complete the purchase. If the purchase is not completed, the customer receives a merchandise credit for amounts paid less a re-stocking fee and service charge. All merchandise sold in the company's stores is shipped directly from its distribution centers in Savannah, Georgia and Darlington, South Carolina. The Company competes ag

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