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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
98% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. DSW: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DSW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.69
DSW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DSW: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DSW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.69
0.24
0.72
Interest Coverage 494.15
DSW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.59 vs. DSW: 494.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DSW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.59  Med: 67.56 Max: 9999.99
Current: 494.15
4.59
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.71
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
8.73%
20.86%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.97
DSW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. DSW: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 5.84 Max: 10.49
Current: 9.97
0.89
10.49
Net-margin (%) 6.35
DSW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DSW: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.42 Max: 8.63
Current: 6.35
0.05
8.63
ROE (%) 15.98
DSW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. DSW: 15.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 14.29 Max: 33.88
Current: 15.98
0.2
33.88
ROA (%) 11.13
DSW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. DSW: 11.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.25 Max: 15.54
Current: 11.13
0.1
15.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.75
DSW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. DSW: 44.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.58  Med: 39.76 Max: 50.86
Current: 44.75
12.58
50.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
DSW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. DSW: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.25 Max: 38.6
Current: 0.4
0
38.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
DSW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. DSW: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -3.65 Max: 46.4
Current: 7.8
0
46.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.30
DSW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. DSW: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -13.00 Max: 98.3
Current: -10.3
0
98.3
» DSW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DSW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Einhorn 181,574 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 349,599 sh (New)
Jim Simons 208,930 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 1,018,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 172,900 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,193,100 sh (-0.50%)
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Q3 2014

DSW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Robert Olstein 166,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 3,030,783 sh (+715.11%)
Jim Simons 389,130 sh (+86.25%)
Steven Cohen 1,503,183 sh (+47.66%)
Steven Cohen 72,900 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 238,649 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn Sold Out
Murray Stahl 28,239 sh (-2.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,227,601 sh (-9.98%)
Columbia Wanger 1,003,500 sh (-15.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,614 sh (-75.62%)
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Q4 2014

DSW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 1,025,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 74,575 sh (+44.49%)
Robert Olstein 228,000 sh (+37.35%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jim Simons 352,030 sh (-9.53%)
Murray Stahl 24,540 sh (-13.10%)
Chuck Royce 2,300,195 sh (-24.11%)
Columbia Wanger 579,000 sh (-42.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 550,943 sh (-55.12%)
Steven Cohen 551,300 sh (-63.32%)
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Q1 2015

DSW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 866,630 sh (+146.18%)
Robert Olstein 228,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 576,000 sh (-0.52%)
Murray Stahl 23,551 sh (-4.03%)
Chuck Royce 1,920,981 sh (-16.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 406,812 sh (-26.16%)
Steven Cohen 14,100 sh (-97.44%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.26
DSW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. DSW: 19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DSW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.68  Med: 21.11 Max: 35.83
Current: 19.26
8.68
35.83
Forward P/E 17.64
DSW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. DSW: 17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.00
DSW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. DSW: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DSW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.64  Med: 21.09 Max: 35.83
Current: 19
8.64
35.83
P/B 2.92
DSW's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DSW: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DSW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.77 Max: 5.18
Current: 2.92
0.66
5.18
P/S 1.22
DSW's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. DSW: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DSW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.22
0.21
1.78
PFCF 23.60
DSW's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.03 vs. DSW: 23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DSW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.29  Med: 16.51 Max: 1340
Current: 23.6
5.29
1340
POCF 13.49
DSW's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. DSW: 13.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DSW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.15  Med: 10.57 Max: 29.76
Current: 13.49
3.15
29.76
EV-to-EBIT 10.34
DSW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. DSW: 10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DSW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 11.40 Max: 23.2
Current: 10.34
1.3
23.2
PEG 1.76
DSW's PEG is ranked higher than
53% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. DSW: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DSW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.92 Max: 45.94
Current: 1.76
0.27
45.94
Shiller P/E 23.76
DSW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. DSW: 23.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DSW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.14  Med: 30.71 Max: 54.61
Current: 23.76
16.14
54.61
Current Ratio 2.83
DSW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. DSW: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DSW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.78 Max: 3.48
Current: 2.83
1.62
3.48
Quick Ratio 1.29
DSW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. DSW: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DSW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.29
0.37
2.26
Days Inventory 94.07
DSW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DSW: 94.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DSW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.03  Med: 86.19 Max: 93.57
Current: 94.07
53.03
93.57
Days Sales Outstanding 3.45
DSW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. DSW: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DSW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.79 Max: 4.33
Current: 3.45
0.87
4.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.23
DSW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. DSW: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DSW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.36
Current: 2.23
0.28
2.36
Dividend Payout 0.42
DSW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. DSW: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DSW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.42
0.16
0.55
Dividend growth (3y) 71.00
DSW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DSW: 71.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 71
Current: 71
0
71
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.26
DSW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. DSW: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.36
Current: 2.26
0.28
2.36
Share Buyback Rate -6.90
DSW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DSW: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
DSW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.75 Max: -28.7
Current: -6.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.51
DSW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. DSW: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.82 Max: 9.96
Current: 6.51
1.76
9.96
Price/Tangible Book 2.97
DSW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. DSW: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.84 Max: 5.13
Current: 2.97
0.9
5.13
Price/Projected FCF 1.38
DSW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. DSW: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.38
0.67
1.99
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
DSW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. DSW: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.39
0.35
1.93
Price/Graham Number 1.58
DSW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. DSW: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DSW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.49 Max: 3.59
Current: 1.58
0.7
3.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.56
DSW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DSW: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 8.80 Max: 78.3
Current: 9.56
4.3
78.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.49
DSW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. DSW: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DSW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 24.20 Max: 41.9
Current: 6.49
0.7
41.9

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 2,708 2,877
EPS($) 1.95 2.17
EPS without NRI($) 1.95 2.17

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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DSW Inc was incorporated in the state of Ohio on January 20, 1969. The Company is a branded footwear specialty retailer in the U.S. It offers a selection of branded dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men, as well as accessories. It has two reportable segments: the DSW segment, which includes the DSW stores and dsw.com, and the Affiliated Business Group segment. It sells products through three channels: DSW stores, dsw.com and its Affiliated Business Group. 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. 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 and 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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