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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.10
DDS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 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 1268 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 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: 4.45
M-Score: -2.42
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.19
DDS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. DDS: 8.19 )
DDS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.44   Max: 8.27
Current: 8.19

-5.44
8.27
Net-margin (%) 4.80
DDS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. DDS: 4.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.04   Max: 7.24
Current: 4.8

-5.04
7.24
ROE (%) 16.24
DDS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. DDS: 16.24 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.15   Max: 22.42
Current: 16.24

-16.15
22.42
ROA (%) 7.55
DDS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. DDS: 7.55 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.79   Max: 10.69
Current: 7.55

-5.79
10.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.29
DDS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. DDS: 19.29 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.34   Max: 19.53
Current: 19.29

-9.34
19.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
DDS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. DDS: 16.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 17.8
Current: 16.4

-4.6
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.40
DDS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 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 874 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. DDS: 38.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53   Max: 202.7
Current: 38.5

-53
202.7
» DDS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

DDS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Murray Stahl 5,518 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 21,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 102,786 sh (+73.08%)
Robert Olstein 114,000 sh (+16.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,200 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 50,500 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 668,430 sh (-28.38%)
Steven Cohen 245,200 sh (-67.53%)
Jim Simons 127,700 sh (-77.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,857 sh (-90.96%)
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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)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Donald Smith 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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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 2014-09-30 Add 228.88%0.19%$106.11 - $123.62 $ 115.660%250856
PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$106.11 - $123.62 $ 115.660%0
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy$106.11 - $123.62 $ 115.660%2200
Donald Smith 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 115.6611%0
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Reduce -40%0.76%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 115.6611%90000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -75.54%0.32%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 115.6611%76276
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.22%$89.95 - $118.78 $ 115.6611%1764
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 Add 31.58%0.46%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 115.6628%150000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 3420.68%0.42%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 115.6628%311827
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 115.6628%165800
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 115.6628%2391
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -28.38%0.43%$76.49 - $96.75 $ 115.6634%668430
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -90.96%0.23%$76.49 - $96.75 $ 115.6634%8857
Robert Olstein 2013-12-31 Add 16.33%0.22%$76.49 - $96.75 $ 115.6634%114000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.70
DDS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. DDS: 15.70 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 1402
Current: 15.7

5.22
1402
P/B 2.63
DDS's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. DDS: 2.63 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.63

0.09
2.7
P/S 0.75
DDS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. DDS: 0.75 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.75

0.03
0.81
PFCF 13.17
DDS's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.81 vs. DDS: 13.17 )
DDS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 257.85
Current: 13.17

1.46
257.85
EV-to-EBIT 10.17
DDS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. DDS: 10.17 )
DDS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 266.6
Current: 10.17

-6.8
266.6
PEG 0.47
DDS's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DDS: 0.47 )
DDS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 172.05
Current: 0.47

0.15
172.05
Shiller P/E 23.54
DDS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 49.07 vs. DDS: 23.54 )
DDS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 119.06
Current: 23.54

2.34
119.06
Current Ratio 1.68
DDS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 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 1280 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. DDS: 0.17 )
DDS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.17

0.08
1.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.21
DDS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. DDS: 0.21 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 5.76
Current: 0.21

0.19
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.03
DDS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 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
81% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. DDS: 11.20 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17
Current: 11.2

0
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.31
DDS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. DDS: 0.31 )
DDS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 8.86
Current: 0.31

0.29
8.86
Share Buyback Rate 12.10
DDS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 854 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: 0.3
Current: 12.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.62
DDS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. DDS: 2.62 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.55
Current: 2.62

0.14
2.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.75
DDS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. DDS: 0.75 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 11.56
Current: 0.75

0.13
11.56
Price/Median PS Value 2.50
DDS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DDS: 2.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.5

0.15
2.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.63
DDS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DDS: 0.63 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.75
Current: 0.63

0.28
3.75
Price/Graham Number 1.34
DDS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. DDS: 1.34 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.46
Current: 1.34

0.45
5.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
DDS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DDS: 9.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 13.7
Current: 9.8

0.4
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 33.93
DDS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. DDS: 33.93 )
DDS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18   Max: 91.6
Current: 33.93

-18
91.6

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 10.50 10.52
EPS without NRI($) 10.50 10.52

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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