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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 0.05
DEST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. DEST: 0.05 )
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: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.43
DEST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DEST: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DEST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.43
0.05
0.62
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -2.53
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.31
DEST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. DEST: -0.31 )
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: -0.31
-5.51
7.01
Net-margin (%) -0.37
DEST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. DEST: -0.37 )
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: -0.37
-7.66
4.43
ROE (%) -1.32
DEST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. DEST: -1.32 )
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: -1.32
-58.42
27.98
ROA (%) -0.62
DEST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. DEST: -0.62 )
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: -0.62
-17.99
11.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.84
DEST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. DEST: -0.84 )
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: -0.84
-27.01
35.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
DEST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. DEST: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DEST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: -2.00 Max: 13.2
Current: -2.9
-6.3
13.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.40
DEST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. DEST: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DEST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 0.20 Max: 124.3
Current: -17.4
-18.1
124.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -23.90
DEST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DEST: -23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DEST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 18.80 Max: 90.2
Current: -23.9
-23.9
90.2
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 7.74
DEST's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. DEST: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.93
DEST's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DEST: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DEST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.75
Current: 0.93
0.46
3.75
P/S 0.24
DEST's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. DEST: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DEST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.24
0.05
0.8
POCF 38.71
DEST's POCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. DEST: 38.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DEST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 6.97 Max: 57.41
Current: 38.71
0.66
57.41
EV-to-EBITDA 11.55
DEST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.17 vs. DEST: 11.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DEST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 6.10 Max: 22.6
Current: 11.55
-11.7
22.6
Shiller P/E 15.46
DEST's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. DEST: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DEST' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 62.03 Max: 2153
Current: 15.46
6.9
2153
Current Ratio 1.22
DEST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. DEST: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DEST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.02 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.22
1.22
2.78
Quick Ratio 0.39
DEST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. DEST: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DEST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.39
0.2
1.01
Days Inventory 150.54
DEST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 86.91 vs. DEST: 150.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DEST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 121.28  Med: 126.61 Max: 130.67
Current: 150.54
121.28
130.67
Days Sales Outstanding 10.64
DEST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. DEST: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DEST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 7.24 Max: 8.9
Current: 10.64
4.49
8.9
Days Payable 45.15
DEST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. DEST: 45.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DEST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.97  Med: 28.37 Max: 47.11
Current: 45.15
23.97
47.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 12.16
DEST's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. DEST: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DEST' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.59 Max: 12.02
Current: 12.16
0.74
12.02
Dividend Payout 1.02
DEST's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
84% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. DEST: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DEST' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.05
Current: 1.02
0.24
1.05
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
DEST's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. DEST: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
DEST' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
0
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield 12.16
DEST's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. DEST: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.16
DEST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. DEST: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DEST' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.58 Max: 12.16
Current: 12.16
0.74
12.16
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.10
DEST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 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: -15.7  Med: -3.20 Max: 0.3
Current: -1.1
-15.7
0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.94
DEST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. DEST: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DEST' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.93 Max: 27.78
Current: 0.94
0.98
27.78
Price/Projected FCF 0.59
DEST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. DEST: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DEST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.99 Max: 4.95
Current: 0.59
0.28
4.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
DEST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. DEST: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DEST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.63 Max: 2.26
Current: 0.67
0.2
2.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.90
DEST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. DEST: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DEST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 10.10 Max: 22.1
Current: -0.9
2.6
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17.50
DEST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. DEST: -17.50 )
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: -19.3  Med: 5.50 Max: 39.8
Current: -17.5
-19.3
39.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $503
EPS $ -0.10
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float7.75%
52-Week Range $4.99 - 16.74
Shares Outstanding(Mil)13.86

Analyst Estimate

Sep15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.98
EPS without NRI($) 2.98

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:MW6.Germany,
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 is also the exclusive provider of maternity apparel to Kohl's, which operates approximately 1,146 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 1,383 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.
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