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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 14.96
DKS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. DKS: 14.96 )
DKS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 14.96

Equity to Asset 0.52
DKS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DKS: 0.52 )
DKS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.52

0.22
0.56
Interest Coverage 183.27
DKS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 33.71 vs. DKS: 183.27 )
DKS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 9999.99
Current: 183.27

1.59
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.40
M-Score: -2.72
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.12
DKS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. DKS: 8.12 )
DKS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 8.97
Current: 8.12

0.74
8.97
Net-margin (%) 5.07
DKS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. DKS: 5.07 )
DKS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.97   Max: 5.43
Current: 5.07

-0.97
5.43
ROE (%) 19.33
DKS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. DKS: 19.33 )
DKS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.47   Max: 46.7
Current: 19.33

-4.47
46.7
ROA (%) 10.28
DKS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. DKS: 10.28 )
DKS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.99   Max: 12.08
Current: 10.28

-1.99
12.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.96
DKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. DKS: 32.96 )
DKS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 68.73
Current: 32.96

3.48
68.73
Revenue Growth (%) 7.30
DKS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. DKS: 7.30 )
DKS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.6   Max: 24.3
Current: 7.3

-50.6
24.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.30
DKS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DKS: 17.30 )
DKS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.5   Max: 59.1
Current: 17.3

-46.5
59.1
EPS Growth (%) 21.50
DKS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. DKS: 21.50 )
DKS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.1   Max: 36.2
Current: 21.5

-38.1
36.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

DKS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Murray Stahl 6,415 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 485,800 sh (New)
Ron Baron 8,462,412 sh (+6.95%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,514,300 sh (+0.79%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 505 sh (-98.92%)
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Q4 2013

DKS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 3,813 sh (+655.05%)
Murray Stahl 9,233 sh (+43.93%)
Pioneer Investments 595,849 sh (+22.65%)
Ron Baron 8,581,167 sh (+1.4%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,489,534 sh (-1.64%)
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Q1 2014

DKS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,737 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 84,540 sh (+2117.15%)
Murray Stahl 14,081 sh (+52.51%)
Pioneer Investments 630,045 sh (+5.74%)
Ron Baron 8,577,736 sh (-0.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 253,410 sh (-82.99%)
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Q2 2014

DKS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 588,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 39,956 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,894 sh (+104.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 461,940 sh (+82.29%)
Murray Stahl 17,583 sh (+24.87%)
Ron Baron 9,133,974 sh (+6.48%)
Steven Cohen 105,600 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 62,374 sh (-90.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DKS

(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 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$42.7 - $55.29 $ 44.56-9%39956
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 New Buy$42.7 - $55.29 $ 44.56-9%1000
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 6.95%0.14%$46.24 - $53.5 $ 44.56-12%8462412
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $46.24 - $53.5 $ 44.56-12%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.11%$46.29 - $52.98 $ 44.56-11%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$46.29 - $52.98 $ 44.56-11%4200
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.11%$45.11 - $50.98 $ 44.56-7%47751
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$34.64 - $49.67 $ 44.568%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$31.5 - $41.41 $ 44.5618%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.03%$31.5 - $41.41 $ 44.5618%7572
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -26.51%0.01%$29.86 - $40.61 $ 44.5626%65700
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Guru Investment Theses on Dick's Sporting Goods Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Dick's Sporting Goods Inc - Jul 28, 2014

Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), a sporting goods retailer, declined in the second quarter. The company reported quarterly earnings that were modestly below Street expectations and reduced guidance for the rest of the year. The sales shortfall was concentrated in the hunting and golf categories, while other higher margin product segments had sales growth exceeding industry averages. We believe the hunting and golf issues are temporary and do not alter our long-term investment thesis. (Michael Baron)



Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., the country’s largest sporting goods retailer, declined sharply after the company reported lower than anticipated earnings and reduced expectations for yearly profits. The 14.5% decline in the quarter provided an attractive price to increase our holdings. The sales shortfall was concentrated in the hunting and golf category, while other higher margin product segments have sales growth exceeding industry averages. Hunting sales were down after abnormally high revenue in 2012 related to fears of stricter regulations in the industry (that have so far appeared unwarranted). Golf sales were weak due to our belief that supplier product did not resonate with the customer. Both of these issues, in our opinion, appear temporary. The core business for Dick’s is strong with same store sales growth of 6.6%, excluding the hunting and golf categories. The company is investing to improve store level profitability and productivity while growing the number of locations at a manageable pace. We believe the stock is very inexpensive for a top quality retailer, and we believe the company has $4 of earnings potential in a few years, once it manages through the current issues. (Michael Baron)



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Baron Funds Comments on Dick's Sporting Goods - May 21, 2014

Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), a leading sporting goods retailer, declined in the first quarter. Although the company reported a fourth quarter rise in same store sales of more than 7%, investors attributed a large portion of the strong sales growth to weather. A generally weak consumer outlook and increased competition from e-commerce are also feeding into investors' concerns about the strength of the traditional retail sector. We believe the company will continue to take market share from its retailer competitors, improve its private label business, increase its margins, open more very profitable stores, and grow its online presence. (Michael Baron)





From Baron Funds' first quarter 2014 letter to shareholders.



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Top Ranked Articles about Dick's Sporting Goods Inc

Ron Baron Comments on Dick's Sporting Goods Inc
Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), a sporting goods retailer, declined in the second quarter. The company reported quarterly earnings that were modestly below Street expectations and reduced guidance for the rest of the year. The sales shortfall was concentrated in the hunting and golf categories, while other higher margin product segments had sales growth exceeding industry averages. We believe the hunting and golf issues are temporary and do not alter our long-term investment thesis. (Michael Baron) Read more...
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Baron Funds Comments on Dick's Sporting Goods
Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), a leading sporting goods retailer, declined in the first quarter. Although the company reported a fourth quarter rise in same store sales of more than 7%, investors attributed a large portion of the strong sales growth to weather. A generally weak consumer outlook and increased competition from e-commerce are also feeding into investors' concerns about the strength of the traditional retail sector. We believe the company will continue to take market share from its retailer competitors, improve its private label business, increase its margins, open more very profitable stores, and grow its online presence. (Michael Baron) Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.80
DKS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. DKS: 16.80 )
DKS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 40.35
Current: 16.8

8.4
40.35
P/B 3.18
DKS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DKS: 3.18 )
DKS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 6.72
Current: 3.18

1.13
6.72
P/S 0.85
DKS's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. DKS: 0.85 )
DKS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.85

0.28
1.22
PFCF 26.37
DKS's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 55.53 vs. DKS: 26.37 )
DKS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.21   Max: 426.63
Current: 26.37

10.21
426.63
EV-to-EBIT 10.10
DKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. DKS: 10.10 )
DKS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 1821.6
Current: 10.1

6
1821.6
PEG 0.88
DKS's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DKS: 0.88 )
DKS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 32.68
Current: 0.88

0.31
32.68
Shiller P/E 25.91
DKS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 38.99 vs. DKS: 25.91 )
DKS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.25   Max: 45.57
Current: 25.91

11.25
45.57
Current Ratio 1.55
DKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DKS: 1.55 )
DKS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.55

1.25
2.07
Quick Ratio 0.30
DKS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. DKS: 0.30 )
DKS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.3

0.17
0.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.12
DKS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DKS: 1.12 )
DKS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.12

0.87
1.94
Dividend Payout 0.19
DKS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. DKS: 0.19 )
DKS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.19

0.11
0.57
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
DKS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. DKS: 1.10 )
DKS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.1

0.87
1.94
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
DKS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DKS: -1.10 )
DKS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.1   Max: -143.8
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.82
DKS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. DKS: 3.82 )
DKS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 19.78
Current: 3.82

1.91
19.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.72
DKS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. DKS: 1.72 )
DKS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 7.18
Current: 1.72

1.41
7.18
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
DKS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. DKS: 0.96 )
DKS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.96

0.32
1.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.67
DKS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DKS: 0.67 )
DKS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.67

0.51
3.8
Price/Graham Number 1.68
DKS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. DKS: 1.68 )
DKS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.68

1.15
5.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
DKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. DKS: 9.90 )
DKS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 16.6
Current: 9.9

0.1
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.60
DKS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. DKS: 27.60 )
DKS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 47.5
Current: 27.6

-4.1
47.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:DSG.Germany
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. was incorporated in 1948 in New York under the name Dick's Clothing and Sporting Goods, Inc. In November 1997, it reincorporated as a Delaware corporation, and in April 1999 it changed its name to Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. It is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. It offers a broad selection of high-quality, competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear that enhances its customers' performance and enjoyment of their sports activities. The Company offers a full array of sporting goods and active apparel at each price point in order to appeal to the beginner, intermediate and enthusiast sports consumer. The merchandise it carries includes one or more of the manufacturers in each category. The Company's objective is not only to carry brands, but a full array of products within each brand, including the premium items for the sports enthusiast. Apparel - This category consists of athletic apparel, outerwear and sportswear designed for a broad range of activities and performance levels as well as apparel designed and fabricated for specific sports in men's, women's and children's assortments. Technical and performance specific apparel includes offerings for sports such as golf, tennis, running, fitness, soccer, baseball, football, hockey, swimming, cycling and licensed products. Basic sportswear includes T-shirts, shorts, sweat suits and warm-up suits. Footwear - This category consists of athletic shoes for running, walking, tennis, and fitness and cross training, basketball and hiking. In addition, this category also includes specialty footwear, including casual footwear and a complete line of cleated shoes for baseball, football, soccer and lacrosse. Other important product lines within the footwear category include boots, socks and accessories. It carries a variety of well-known brands, including Nike, The North Face, Columbia, adidas, TaylorMade, Callaway and Under Armour, as well as private brand products on an exclusive basis under names such as Slazenger, Maxfli, Field and Stream, adidas baseball, Fitness Gear, Walter Hagen, Nishiki, Umbro and Reebok. Various versions of each of 'Dick's', 'Dick's Sporting Goods', 'DicksSportingGoods.com', 'Golf Galaxy', 'Walter Hagen', 'Maxfli', 'Northeast Outfitters', 'Power Bolt', 'Fitness Gear', 'Ativa', 'Nishiki', 'Acuity', 'DBX', 'Field & Stream' (footwear only) and 'Quest' have been registered as a service mark or trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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