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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
DEST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. DEST: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
DEST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
DEST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. DEST: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
DEST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.44
0.05
0.62
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.66
Beneish M-Score: -3.21
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % -0.43
DEST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DEST: -0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
DEST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.51  Med: 4.13 Max: 7.01
Current: -0.43
-5.51
7.01
Net Margin % -0.67
DEST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. DEST: -0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
DEST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.66  Med: 1.77 Max: 4.43
Current: -0.67
-7.66
4.43
ROE % -3.18
DEST's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DEST: -3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
DEST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.42  Med: 10.55 Max: 27.98
Current: -3.18
-58.42
27.98
ROA % -1.39
DEST's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. DEST: -1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
DEST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.99  Med: 4.02 Max: 11.75
Current: -1.39
-17.99
11.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.36
DEST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. DEST: -1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
DEST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.01  Med: 17.26 Max: 35.48
Current: -1.36
-27.01
35.48
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.50
DEST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. DEST: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
DEST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: -2.7 Max: 17
Current: -3.5
-6.3
17
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -37.40
DEST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DEST: -37.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
DEST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.4  Med: -1.8 Max: 124.5
Current: -37.4
-37.4
124.5
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448120    SIC: 5621
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Traded in other countries:MW6.Germany,
Destination Maternity Corp is a designer and retailer of maternity apparel in the United States & operates a chain of maternity specialty stores.

Destination Maternity Corp, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1982. The Company is a designer and retailer of maternity apparel in the United States and operates a chain of maternity specialty stores. It began operating retail stores in 1985 and completed its initial public offering in 1993. The Company has its business comprised of one operating segment: the design, manufacture and sale of maternity apparel and related accessories. The Company is also the exclusive provider of maternity apparel to Kohl's, which operates stores throughout the United States. The Company operates its 625 stores under three retail nameplates: Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod and Destination Maternity. In addition to its 625 stores, the Company operates maternity apparel departments within the retailers such as Macy's, Sears, Boscov's and Gordmans. The Company is the exclusive maternity apparel provider in each of its leased department relationships. It sells its merchandise on the internet mainly at its website DestinationMaternity.com and its brand-specific websites such as Motherhood.com and APeaInThePod.com. The Company operates 34 Motherhood stores in Canada and a Motherhood website MotherhoodCanada.ca through which it also sells its merchandise. The Company currently faces competition on a nationwide basis from retailers such as Gap, H&M, Old Navy, Target and Wal-Mart.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.78
DEST's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DEST: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
DEST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.23 Max: 3.75
Current: 0.78
0.46
3.75
PS Ratio 0.16
DEST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DEST: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
DEST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.16
0.05
0.8
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.39
DEST's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. DEST: 19.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
DEST' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 9.54 Max: 154.23
Current: 19.39
1.04
154.23
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.84
DEST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
90% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.39 vs. DEST: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
DEST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 6.48 Max: 54.53
Current: 3.84
0.66
54.53
EV-to-EBITDA 7.32
DEST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. DEST: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DEST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 6.5 Max: 15.3
Current: 7.32
-11.7
15.3
Shiller PE Ratio 17.90
DEST's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.26 vs. DEST: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
DEST' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.04  Med: 59.97 Max: 243.4
Current: 17.9
7.04
243.4
Current Ratio 1.78
DEST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DEST: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DEST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.97 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.78
1.17
2.78
Quick Ratio 0.56
DEST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. DEST: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DEST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.56
0.2
1.01
Days Inventory 126.03
DEST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 90.17 vs. DEST: 126.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DEST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 116.21  Med: 126.04 Max: 130.36
Current: 126.03
116.21
130.36
Days Sales Outstanding 6.82
DEST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. DEST: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DEST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 7.4 Max: 8.9
Current: 6.82
4.49
8.9
Days Payable 24.49
DEST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.96 vs. DEST: 24.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DEST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.97  Med: 30.5 Max: 47.11
Current: 24.49
23.97
47.11

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.60
DEST's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DEST: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
DEST' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.5
Current: 4.6
0
14.5
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.70
DEST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1190 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. DEST: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
DEST' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.71 Max: 12.7
Current: 3.7
0.74
12.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.10
DEST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DEST: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DEST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: -2.5 Max: 1.1
Current: -1.1
-14.9
1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.80
DEST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. DEST: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
DEST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.88 Max: 27.58
Current: 0.8
0.78
27.58
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.61
DEST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DEST: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
DEST' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.96 Max: 5
Current: 0.61
0.28
5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.46
DEST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. DEST: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
DEST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.58 Max: 2.26
Current: 0.46
0.2
2.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.68
DEST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DEST: -1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
DEST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 10.4 Max: 22.1
Current: -1.68
-1.7
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.22
DEST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. DEST: -18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
DEST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 5.5 Max: 39.8
Current: -18.22
-23.7
39.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $451.8
EPS (TTM) $ -0.22
Beta-0.86
Short Percentage of Float3.14%
52-Week Range $4.83 - 10.24
Shares Outstanding (Mil)14.01
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