Switch to:

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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
DDS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. DDS: 0.38 )
DDS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.38

0.01
0.38
Equity to Asset 0.47
DDS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. DDS: 0.47 )
DDS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.47

0.3
0.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.69
M-Score: -2.99
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.27
DDS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. DDS: 8.27 )
DDS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.44   Max: 8.27
Current: 8.27

-5.44
8.27
Net-margin (%) 4.84
DDS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. DDS: 4.84 )
DDS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.04   Max: 7.24
Current: 4.84

-5.04
7.24
ROE (%) 16.25
DDS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. DDS: 16.25 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -17.6   Max: 22.61
Current: 16.25

-17.6
22.61
ROA (%) 7.99
DDS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. DDS: 7.99 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.97   Max: 10.77
Current: 7.99

-5.97
10.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.92
DDS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. DDS: 19.92 )
DDS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.8   Max: 19.92
Current: 19.92

-9.8
19.92
Revenue Growth (%) 16.40
DDS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DDS: 16.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 17.8
Current: 16.4

-4.6
17.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 25.40
DDS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DDS: 25.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 41.8
Current: 25.4

-10.5
41.8
EPS Growth (%) 38.50
DDS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. DDS: 38.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) 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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2013

DDS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 254,810 sh (+3069.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (+37.5%)
Joel Greenblatt 80,164 sh (+35.42%)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 840,700 sh (-1.94%)
Donald Smith 910,264 sh (-28.89%)
Chuck Royce 45,386 sh (-53.78%)
» More
Q3 2013

DDS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Robert Olstein 98,000 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 50,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 755,208 sh (+196.38%)
Chuck Royce 59,386 sh (+30.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 97,934 sh (+22.17%)
Donald Smith 933,258 sh (+2.53%)
Jim Simons 562,100 sh (-33.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,200 sh (-58.44%)
» More
Q4 2013

DDS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 21,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,518 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%)
» More
Q1 2014

DDS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

PRIMECAP Management 165,800 sh (New)
John Burbank 2,391 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%)
» More
» Details

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 2014-03-31 Add 3420.68%0.42%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 122.4535%311827
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 122.4535%165800
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$83.6 - $97.21 $ 122.4535%2391
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -28.38%0.43%$76.49 - $96.75 $ 122.4542%668430
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -90.96%0.23%$76.49 - $96.75 $ 122.4542%8857
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 22.17%0.05%$75.77 - $86.21 $ 122.4551%97934
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Reduce -28.89%0.64%$77.92 - $93.69 $ 122.4545%910264
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 35.42%0.07%$77.92 - $93.69 $ 122.4545%80164
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 77.98%0.11%$76.92 - $88.23 $ 122.4549%59197
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0036%$76.92 - $88.23 $ 122.4549%0
Donald Smith 2012-12-31 Reduce -28.79%1.3%$73.1 - $89.05 $ 122.4551%1463795
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 104.8%0.08%$73.1 - $89.05 $ 122.4551%33261
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 New Buy$73.1 - $89.05 $ 122.4551%4256
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Reduce -34.19%2.02%$61.68 - $79.13 $ 122.4574%2055512
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$61.68 - $79.13 $ 122.4574%0
Mason Hawkins 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.68%$61.68 - $71.03 $ 122.4586%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 147.04%0.05%$61.68 - $71.03 $ 122.4586%16497
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -74.13%0.1%$43.03 - $63.89 $ 122.45148%6678
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$43.03 - $63.89 $ 122.45148%8056
Donald Smith 2011-12-31 Add 6.38%0.31%$41.52 - $55.4 $ 122.45153%4041277
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.22%$41.52 - $55.4 $ 122.45153%0
Mason Hawkins 2011-12-31 Reduce -25.2%0.19%$41.52 - $55.4 $ 122.45153%2787400
Donald Smith 2011-09-30 Add 15.38%0.81%$39.33 - $60.28 $ 122.45142%3798927
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -38.98%0.16%$39.33 - $60.28 $ 122.45145%338673
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 50.49%0.06%$39.33 - $60.28 $ 122.45142%25600
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.039%$39.33 - $60.28 $ 122.45142%0
Donald Smith 2011-06-30 Reduce -30.54%1.81%$40.11 - $56.3 $ 122.45148%3292544
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -24.64%0.07%$40.11 - $56.3 $ 122.45148%17011
John Keeley 2011-06-30 Reduce -50.34%0.03%$40.11 - $56.3 $ 122.45148%45800
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.00
DDS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. DDS: 17.00 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 1402
Current: 17

5.22
1402
P/B 2.60
DDS's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DDS: 2.60 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.09
2.6
P/S 0.80
DDS's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. DDS: 0.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.8

0.03
0.8
PFCF 12.80
DDS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 36.66 vs. DDS: 12.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 257.85
Current: 12.8

1.46
257.85
EV-to-EBIT 10.29
DDS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. DDS: 10.29 )
DDS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 266.6
Current: 10.29

7.3
266.6
PEG 0.50
DDS's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. DDS: 0.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 161.62
Current: 0.5

0.15
161.62
Shiller P/E 27.70
DDS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DDS: 27.70 )
DDS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 121.97
Current: 27.7

2.34
121.97
Current Ratio 1.96
DDS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. DDS: 1.96 )
DDS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 4.22
Current: 1.96

1.42
4.22
Quick Ratio 0.38
DDS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. DDS: 0.38 )
DDS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.38

0.08
1.73

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.20
DDS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. DDS: 0.20 )
DDS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 5.76
Current: 0.2

0.19
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.03
DDS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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 572 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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) 0.31
DDS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 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 782 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DDS: 12.10 )
DDS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 12.8   Max: 0.4
Current: 12.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
DDS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. DDS: 2.60 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.11
Current: 2.6

0.14
2.11
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
DDS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. DDS: 0.80 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 11.56
Current: 0.8

0.13
11.56
Price/Median PS Value 2.90
DDS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DDS: 2.90 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.9

0.16
2.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
DDS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DDS: 0.70 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 11.59
Current: 0.7

0.28
11.59
Price/Graham Number 1.40
DDS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. DDS: 1.40 )
DDS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.46
Current: 1.4

0.45
5.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
DDS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. DDS: 9.50 )
DDS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 13.7
Current: 9.5

0.4
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 87.19
DDS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
100% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. DDS: 87.19 )
DDS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 89.8
Current: 87.19

-4.3
89.8

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
Compare:M, DFIHY, SRHGY, JWN, KSS » details
Traded in other countries:DL7A.Germany
Dillard's, Inc., was originally founded in 1938 and incorporated in Delaware in 1964. The Company operates as fashion apparel, cosmetic and home furnishing retailer. As of February 2, 2013, we operated 302 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 also operates a general contracting construction company, CDI Contractors, LLC and CDI Contractors, Inc., whose business includes constructing and remodeling stores of the Company. The Company also operates a general contracting construction company, CDI Contractors, LLC and CDI Contractors, Inc. (CDI), whose business includes constructing and remodeling stores for the Company. It operates retail department stores in approximately 29 states, mainly in the southwest, southeast and midwest regions of the United States. Most of its stores are located in suburban shopping malls and open-air centers. Customers may also purchase merchandise on-line at Company website, www.dillards.com, which features on-line gift registries and a variety of other services. Its merchandise selections include, but are not limited to, the Company's lines of exclusive brand merchandise such as Antonio Melani, Gianni Bini, Roundtree & Yorke and Daniel Cremieux. Its customers receive fashionable, higher quality product often at a savings compared to national brands. 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.
» More Articles for DDS

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Number-Focused Robert Olstein Reports Top Five of Q1 May 17 2014 
Marcato Capital's Presentation On Sotheby's and Dillards Apr 25 2014 
Centaur Capital's Fourth Quarter Portfolio Reports Heavy Selling and Top Five Positions Feb 14 2014 
Guru Robert Olstein's Top Five Fourth Quarter Stocks Feb 12 2014 
JC Penney - Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? Dec 09 2013 
Becoming the Retail Leader Nov 04 2013 
Mason Hawkins' Longleaf Shareholder Letter Second Quarter 2013 Jul 30 2013 
Value Idea Contest: Kohl's (KSS) Mar 11 2013 
Kohl's- 20% off for a limited time only! Apr 01 2012 
Dillards: A Stock to Avoid for Now Mar 15 2012 

More From Our Partners
Top 4 NYSE Stocks In The Department Stores Industry With The Highest EPS Jul 28 2014 - BENZINGA

More From Other Websites
Lightning Round: Akamai, GE & more Jul 15 2014
hhgregg Remains on Track with Store Openings Jul 14 2014
Dillard's - An Unappreciated Opportunity Jul 01 2014
DILLARDS INC Financials Jun 11 2014
Updated Research Report on Dillard's Jun 10 2014
2 ETFs To Play Retail Sales Data Jun 09 2014
DILLARDS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jun 05 2014
New CEO at Walmart EMEA Jun 02 2014
Update-Moody's Affirms 11 CMBS Classes of GSMST 2013-GC13 May 29 2014
Can The Uptrend Continue for Dillard's (DDS)? May 28 2014
Stage Stores On Sale Again May 23 2014
Dillard’s, Inc. Announces $0.06 Cash Dividend May 21 2014
DILLARDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders May 21 2014
[video] Cramer's Mad Dash: Be careful URBN May 20 2014
DILLARDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure May 20 2014
Will This Price Target Increase Help Dillard's (DDS) Stock Today? May 19 2014
Dillard's (DDS) is in Overbought Territory: What's Next? May 19 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

User Comments

No comment yet

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide