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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
DDS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. DDS: 0.10 )
DDS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.1

0.01
0.38
Equity to Asset 0.44
DDS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DDS: 0.44 )
DDS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.44

0.3
0.54
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.61
M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
10.17%
14.22%
WACC
ROIC
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.35
DDS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. DDS: 8.35 )
DDS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.44   Max: 8.27
Current: 8.35

-5.44
8.27
Net-margin (%) 4.89
DDS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. DDS: 4.89 )
DDS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.04   Max: 7.24
Current: 4.89

-5.04
7.24
ROE (%) 16.57
DDS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. DDS: 16.57 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.15   Max: 22.42
Current: 16.57

-16.15
22.42
ROA (%) 7.92
DDS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. DDS: 7.92 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.79   Max: 10.69
Current: 7.92

-5.79
10.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.45
DDS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. DDS: 20.45 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.34   Max: 19.53
Current: 20.45

-9.34
19.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
DDS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DDS: 16.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 19.5
Current: 16.4

-4.6
19.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.40
DDS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. DDS: 25.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 41.8
Current: 25.4

-10.5
41.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.50
DDS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. DDS: 38.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53   Max: 202.7
Current: 38.5

-53
202.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DDS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 2,391 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 165,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 311,827 sh (+3420.68%)
Jim Simons 465,686 sh (+264.67%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (+132.56%)
Murray Stahl 8,815 sh (+59.75%)
Robert Olstein 150,000 sh (+31.58%)
Chuck Royce 115,786 sh (+12.65%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Donald Smith 646,148 sh (-3.33%)
Zeke Ashton 42,500 sh (-15.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,500 sh (-21.88%)
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Q2 2014

DDS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

PRIMECAP Management 165,800 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Jim Simons 375,000 sh (-19.47%)
Murray Stahl 6,740 sh (-23.54%)
John Burbank 1,764 sh (-26.22%)
Robert Olstein 90,000 sh (-40%)
Chuck Royce 64,386 sh (-44.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 76,276 sh (-75.54%)
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Q3 2014

DDS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 2,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 250,856 sh (+228.88%)
John Burbank 1,968 sh (+11.56%)
Murray Stahl 7,389 sh (+9.63%)
Robert Olstein 92,000 sh (+2.22%)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce 18,286 sh (-71.6%)
Jim Simons 37,500 sh (-90%)
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Q4 2014

DDS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 13,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 72,700 sh (+93.87%)
Robert Olstein 92,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Murray Stahl 7,288 sh (-1.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 196,388 sh (-21.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DDS

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -21.71%0.06%$100.46 - $125.81 $ 131.5318%196388
John Burbank 2014-12-31 Sold Out $100.46 - $125.81 $ 131.5318%0
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Sold Out $100.46 - $125.81 $ 131.5318%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 228.88%0.19%$106.11 - $123.62 $ 131.5313%250856
PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$106.11 - $123.62 $ 131.5313%0
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy$106.11 - $123.62 $ 131.5313%2200
Donald Smith 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 131.5326%0
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Reduce -40%0.76%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 131.5326%90000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -75.54%0.32%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 131.5326%76276
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.22%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 131.5326%1764
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 Add 31.58%0.46%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 131.5345%150000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 3420.68%0.42%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 131.5345%311827
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 131.5345%165800
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 131.5345%2391
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.80
DDS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. DDS: 17.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 1402
Current: 17.8

5.22
1402
Forward P/E 11.36
DDS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. DDS: 11.36 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.80
DDS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.00 vs. DDS: 17.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.18   Max: 1402
Current: 17.8

5.18
1402
P/B 2.68
DDS's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. DDS: 2.68 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.68

0.09
2.82
P/S 0.85
DDS's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. DDS: 0.85 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.85

0.03
0.84
PFCF 14.98
DDS's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.30 vs. DDS: 14.98 )
DDS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 257.85
Current: 14.98

1.46
257.85
POCF 10.66
DDS's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. DDS: 10.66 )
DDS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 10.8
Current: 10.66

0.66
10.8
EV-to-EBIT 10.11
DDS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. DDS: 10.11 )
DDS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 266.6
Current: 10.11

-6.8
266.6
Shiller P/E 27.12
DDS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.33 vs. DDS: 27.12 )
DDS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 48.03
Current: 27.12

2.34
48.03
Current Ratio 1.68
DDS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. DDS: 1.68 )
DDS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 4.22
Current: 1.68

1.42
4.22
Quick Ratio 0.17
DDS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. DDS: 0.17 )
DDS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.17

0.08
1.73
Days Inventory 128.92
DDS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 99.91 vs. DDS: 128.92 )
DDS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 105.31   Max: 137.83
Current: 128.92

105.31
137.83
Days Sales Outstanding 3.04
DDS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. DDS: 3.04 )
DDS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 68.07
Current: 3.04

0.45
68.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.18
DDS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DDS: 0.18 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 5.76
Current: 0.18

0.18
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.03
DDS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. DDS: 0.03 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1
Current: 0.03

0.01
1
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
DDS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. DDS: 11.20 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.2
Current: 11.2

0
11.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.28
DDS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. DDS: 0.28 )
DDS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 8.15
Current: 0.28

0.25
8.15
Share Buyback Rate 12.10
DDS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. DDS: 12.10 )
DDS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 12.8   Max: 0
Current: 12.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.68
DDS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. DDS: 2.68 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.48
Current: 2.68

0.14
2.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.86
DDS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DDS: 0.86 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 5.18
Current: 0.86

0.13
5.18
Price/Median PS Value 2.75
DDS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. DDS: 2.75 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.53
Current: 2.75

0.14
2.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.71
DDS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DDS: 0.71 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.76
Current: 0.71

0.28
3.76
Price/Graham Number 1.47
DDS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. DDS: 1.47 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.46
Current: 1.47

0.45
5.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
DDS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DDS: 9.90 )
DDS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 13.7
Current: 9.9

0.4
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.91
DDS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. DDS: 32.91 )
DDS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18   Max: 91.1
Current: 32.91

-18
91.1

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
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Traded in other countries:DL7A.Germany,
Dillard's, Inc., was originally founded in 1938 and incorporated in Delaware on 1964. The Company is engaged in delivering fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing retailers. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 296 Dillard's stores, including 18 clearance centers, and an Internet store offering a wide selection of merchandise including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. The Company operates in two reportable segments: retail department stores and a general contracting construction company. In retail operations, the Company determines its operating segments on a store by store basis. Each store's operating performance has been aggregated into one reportable segment. The Company operates retail department stores in 29 states in the southwest, southeast and Midwest regions of the United States. Generally the stores are located in suburban shopping malls and open-air centers. Its merchandise selections include, Antonio Melani, Gianni Bini, GB, Roundtree & Yorke and Daniel Cremieux. It has made investments in trademark and license portfolio in terms of design function, advertising, quality control and quick response to market trends. The Company's trademark registrations are maintained for as long as it holds the right to use the trademarks on the listed products. The Company also operates general contracting construction company, CDI Contractors, LLC and CDI Contractors, Inc., a portion of whose business includes constructing and remodeling stores for the Company. The Company purchases merchandise from many sources and do not dependent on any one supplier. All of the stores are owned by the Company or leased from third parties. The third-party store leases provides for rental payments based on a percentage of net sales with a guaranteed minimum annual rent. The Company pays the cost of insurance, maintenance and real estate taxes related to the leases. The Company faces competition nationally, locally and on the Internet, including conventional department stores, specialty retailers, off-price and discount stores, boutiques, mass merchants, Internet and mail-order retailers.
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