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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
DSW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. DSW: No Debt )
DSW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.72
DSW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. DSW: 0.72 )
DSW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.72

0.45
0.72
Interest Coverage 403.66
DSW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 35.08 vs. DSW: 403.66 )
DSW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 403.66
Current: 403.66

4.59
403.66
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.98
M-Score: -2.58
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 (%) 10.19
DSW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. DSW: 10.19 )
DSW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 10.49
Current: 10.19

0.89
10.49
Net-margin (%) 6.39
DSW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. DSW: 6.39 )
DSW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 8.63
Current: 6.39

0.05
8.63
ROE (%) 15.15
DSW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. DSW: 15.15 )
DSW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 22.22
Current: 15.15

0.2
22.22
ROA (%) 10.65
DSW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. DSW: 10.65 )
DSW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14.47
Current: 10.65

0.1
14.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.25
DSW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. DSW: 47.25 )
DSW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.48   Max: 51.25
Current: 47.25

11.48
51.25
Revenue Growth (%) -15.20
DSW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. DSW: -15.20 )
DSW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.6
Current: -15.2

0
38.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.10
DSW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DSW: -14.10 )
DSW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 60
Current: -14.1

0
60
EPS Growth (%) 85.10
DSW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. DSW: 85.10 )
DSW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 98.3
Current: 85.1

0
98.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

DSW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 1,100 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,736 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,046 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 419,706 sh (+12549.4%)
Steve Mandel 2,978,721 sh (+237.45%)
Columbia Wanger 602,300 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 613,832 sh (-0.98%)
Jim Simons 83,265 sh (-61.61%)
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Q4 2013

DSW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 19,800 sh (+800%)
Joel Greenblatt 124,614 sh (+784.29%)
Jim Simons 619,330 sh (+271.9%)
Steve Mandel 6,861,538 sh (+15.18%)
Columbia Wanger 1,199,100 sh (-0.46%)
RS Investment Management 1,051,714 sh (-14.33%)
Murray Stahl 13,395 sh (-23.33%)
Steven Cohen 68,621 sh (-91.83%)
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Q1 2014

DSW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 19,736 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,218,346 sh (+1675.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 793,944 sh (+537.12%)
Murray Stahl 21,924 sh (+63.67%)
Steve Mandel 6,953,238 sh (+1.34%)
Steven Cohen 456,500 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,199,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q2 2014

DSW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 208,930 sh (New)
David Einhorn 181,574 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 349,599 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 371,824 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 211,711 sh (+972.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,363,705 sh (+71.76%)
Murray Stahl 28,906 sh (+31.85%)
Steven Cohen 172,900 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,018,000 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,193,100 sh (-0.5%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DSW

(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
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.1%$23.62 - $37.55 $ 31.01-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 71.76%0.2%$23.62 - $37.55 $ 31.01-2%1363705
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 537.12%0.36%$35.18 - $43.21 $ 31.01-20%793944
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Add 15.18%0.17%$40.31 - $47.22 $ 31.01-28%6861538
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 784.29%0.12%$40.31 - $47.22 $ 31.01-28%124614
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 Add 237.45%0.77%$37.745 - $43.875 $ 31.01-23%2978721
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$37.745 - $43.875 $ 31.01-23%7046
Steve Mandel 2013-06-30 New Buy0.32%$31.46 - $37.33 $ 31.01-10%882710
Meridian Funds 2012-12-31 Add 25.29%0.24%$29.2 - $35.26 $ 31.01-4%481000
Meridian Funds 2012-09-30 New Buy0.92%$27.39 - $33.46 $ 31.013%383900
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$20.96 - $28.35 $ 31.0128%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.03%$21.49 - $26.89 $ 31.0129%6129
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0054%$18.91 - $27.66 $ 31.0128%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.26%$20.53 - $25.67 $ 31.0134%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.01%$20.53 - $25.67 $ 31.0134%7600
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What the Gurus Bought This Week
The following information is a highlight of the real-time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they owns a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. We saw notable increases Real Time activity from Steve Mandel, Steven Cohen and Richard Perry. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 18.40
DSW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. DSW: 18.40 )
DSW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.68   Max: 35.83
Current: 18.4

8.68
35.83
P/B 2.75
DSW's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DSW: 2.75 )
DSW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 5.18
Current: 2.75

0.66
5.18
P/S 1.21
DSW's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. DSW: 1.21 )
DSW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.21

0.21
1.78
PFCF 15.82
DSW's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 82.84 vs. DSW: 15.82 )
DSW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.29   Max: 104.88
Current: 15.82

5.29
104.88
EV-to-EBIT 10.06
DSW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. DSW: 10.06 )
DSW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 17.9
Current: 10.06

1.4
17.9
PEG 1.68
DSW's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSW: 1.68 )
DSW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 34.79
Current: 1.68

0.22
34.79
Shiller P/E 25.47
DSW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 46.80 vs. DSW: 25.47 )
DSW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.14   Max: 54.61
Current: 25.47

16.14
54.61
Current Ratio 3.03
DSW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. DSW: 3.03 )
DSW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 3.48
Current: 3.03

1.62
3.48
Quick Ratio 1.48
DSW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. DSW: 1.48 )
DSW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.48

0.37
2.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.02
DSW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. DSW: 2.02 )
DSW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.25
Current: 2.02

0.28
2.25
Dividend Payout 0.33
DSW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. DSW: 0.33 )
DSW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.33

0.16
0.45
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
DSW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. DSW: 2.00 )
DSW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.25
Current: 2

0.28
2.25
Share Buyback Rate -28.70
DSW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DSW: -28.70 )
DSW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -28.7
Current: -28.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 21.39
DSW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSW: 21.39 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.11   Max: 135.1
Current: 21.39

7.11
135.1
Price/Tangible Book 2.82
DSW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. DSW: 2.82 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 5.13
Current: 2.82

0.9
5.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
DSW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. DSW: 1.37 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.37

0.56
1.98
Price/Median PS Value 1.57
DSW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. DSW: 1.57 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.57

0.39
2.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.01
DSW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSW: 1.01 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2
Current: 1.01

0.37
2
Price/Graham Number 1.50
DSW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. DSW: 1.50 )
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.5

0.74
2.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
DSW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DSW: 9.90 )
DSW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 70.2
Current: 9.9

5.6
70.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.04
DSW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DSW: 22.04 )
DSW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 45.1
Current: 22.04

-0.4
45.1

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
Compare:IDEXY, ARO, TJX, FRCOF, ROST » details
Traded in other countries:D9W.Germany
DSW Inc was incorporated in the state of Ohio on January 20, 1969 and opened its first DSW store in Dublin, Ohio in July 1991. The Company is a branded footwear specialty retailer in the U.S. It offers a selection of better-branded dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men, as well as accessories. The Company's typical customers are brand, quality and style-conscious shoppers who have a passion for footwear and accessories. Its core focus is to create a distinctive shopping experience that satisfies both the rational and emotional shopping needs of its customers by offering them a vast, exciting selection of in-season styles combined with the convenience and value they desire. The Company's stores average approximately 22,000 square feet and carry approximately 24,000 pairs of shoes. It has two reportable segments: the DSW segment, which includes the DSW stores and dsw.com sales channels, and the Affiliated Business Group segment. It offers an assortment of brand name dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women and men. As of February 2, 2013, the company operated a total of 364 stores located in 41states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The Company separates its merchandise into four primary categories: women's footwear; men's footwear; athletic footwear; and accessories and other. It also operates shoe departments for three retailers through its Affiliated Business Group segment. As of February 2, 2013, DSW supplied merchandise to 260 Stein Mart stores, 83 Gordmans stores and one Frugal Fannie's store. It also offers a complementary selection of handbags, hosiery and other accessories which appeal to its brand- and fashion-conscious customers. It operates in a competitive environment. The Company views its main competitors to be department stores. It also competes with mall-based Company stores, national chains, independent shoe retailers, single-brand specialty retailers, online shoe retailers, multi-channel specialty retailers and brand-oriented discounters.
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