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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 7.30
FL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. FL: 7.30 )
FL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 8.37
Current: 7.3

0.02
8.37
Equity to Asset 0.71
FL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FL: 0.71 )
FL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.71

0.26
0.72
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.89
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.24
FL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. FL: 10.24 )
FL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.97   Max: 10.24
Current: 10.24

-1.97
10.24
Net-margin (%) 6.59
FL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. FL: 6.59 )
FL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.36   Max: 6.59
Current: 6.59

-4.36
6.59
ROE (%) 17.19
FL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. FL: 17.19 )
FL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.76   Max: 17.19
Current: 17.19

-18.76
17.19
ROA (%) 12.30
FL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. FL: 12.30 )
FL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.48   Max: 12.3
Current: 12.3

-8.48
12.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 45.93
FL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. FL: 45.93 )
FL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.52   Max: 48.25
Current: 45.93

-7.52
48.25
Revenue Growth (%) 10.30
FL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FL: 10.30 )
FL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 10.3
Current: 10.3

-13.7
10.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 30.10
FL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FL: 30.10 )
FL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.3   Max: 137.3
Current: 30.1

-58.3
137.3
EPS Growth (%) 38.20
FL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. FL: 38.20 )
FL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.5   Max: 104.9
Current: 38.2

-44.5
104.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 696,200 sh (+128.56%)
Scott Black 313,919 sh (+27.27%)
Chuck Royce 90,092 sh (+7.52%)
John Buckingham 54,777 sh (+6.77%)
FPA Capital Fund 682,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 1,413,500 sh (-5%)
Joel Greenblatt 202,662 sh (-6.38%)
John Keeley 71,610 sh (-30.2%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,900 sh (-63.43%)
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Q4 2013

FL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 1,200,414 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 123,200 sh (New)
John Keeley 81,110 sh (+13.27%)
John Buckingham 57,573 sh (+5.1%)
Scott Black 321,885 sh (+2.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,100 sh (+2.53%)
Chuck Royce 91,592 sh (+1.66%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
FPA Capital Fund 648,300 sh (-5%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,277,800 sh (-9.6%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,792 sh (-90.23%)
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Q1 2014

FL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 177,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 45,455 sh (+129.66%)
John Buckingham 57,911 sh (+0.59%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Scott Black 301,562 sh (-6.31%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,163,500 sh (-8.95%)
John Keeley 73,800 sh (-9.01%)
FPA Capital Fund 583,500 sh (-10%)
Chuck Royce 74,592 sh (-18.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,700 sh (-29.63%)
Steven Cohen 708,684 sh (-40.96%)
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Q2 2014

FL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

FPA Capital Fund 566,000 sh (-3%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FL

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
FPA Capital Fund 2014-03-31 Reduce -10%0.31%$36.73 - $46.54 $ 49.5320%583500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 129.66%0.02%$36.73 - $46.54 $ 49.5320%45455
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -90.23%0.2%$32.36 - $41.27 $ 49.5335%19792
FPA Capital Fund 2013-12-31 Reduce -5%0.15%$32.36 - $41.27 $ 49.5335%648300
Scott Black 2013-09-30 Add 27.27%0.26%$32.08 - $37.61 $ 49.5343%313919
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -30.2%0.02%$32.08 - $37.61 $ 49.5343%71610
Scott Black 2013-06-30 New Buy1%$31.79 - $36.92 $ 49.5344%246665
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Reduce -86.45%0.44%$31.79 - $36.92 $ 49.5344%102595
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 2478.96%0.31%$31.79 - $36.92 $ 49.5344%216478
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -89.81%0.13%$31.6 - $35.34 $ 49.5347%8394
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 85.09%0.07%$31.76 - $36.23 $ 49.5345%82387
FPA Capital Fund 2012-09-30 Reduce -20.39%0.67%$30.72 - $37.27 $ 49.5345%682400
FPA Capital Fund 2012-06-30 Reduce -23.9%0.93%$28.61 - $32.92 $ 49.5362%857200
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 193.9%0.07%$28.61 - $32.92 $ 49.5362%48993
FPA Capital Fund 2012-03-31 Reduce -46.92%2.53%$23.99 - $32.11 $ 49.5389%1126400
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -61.68%0.08%$23.99 - $32.11 $ 49.5389%16670
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$19.34 - $25.19 $ 49.53120%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.13%$19.34 - $25.19 $ 49.53120%43501
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.2123%$16.77 - $23.99 $ 49.53134%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 64.74%0.11%$16.77 - $23.99 $ 49.53136%915979
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0068%$16.77 - $23.99 $ 49.53134%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.21%$19.8 - $25.11 $ 49.53120%63939
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.01%$19.8 - $25.11 $ 49.53120%20287
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Guru Investment Theses on Foot Locker Inc

Keeley Funds Comments on Foot Locker Inc. - Dec 11, 2012

Another strong performer during the quarter was Foot Locker Inc. (FL) which climbed over 16 percent and added 38 basis points of return to the Fund. The athletic footwear and apparel retailer has posted continued earnings momentum with same-store sales growth of over almost 10 percent. The company has also been effective at passing on increasing costs to consumers.

From Keeley Funds’ 2012 annual report.


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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.20
FL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. FL: 16.20 )
FL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.96   Max: 81.62
Current: 16.2

6.96
81.62
P/B 2.70
FL's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FL: 2.70 )
FL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.91
Current: 2.7

0.39
2.91
P/S 1.10
FL's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. FL: 1.10 )
FL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.1

0.16
1.15
PFCF 21.30
FL's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.48 vs. FL: 21.30 )
FL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 388.43
Current: 21.3

3.07
388.43
EV-to-EBIT 8.64
FL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.35 vs. FL: 8.64 )
FL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 29.6
Current: 8.64

5.3
29.6
PEG 0.40
FL's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. FL: 0.40 )
FL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 46.26
Current: 0.4

0.4
46.26
Shiller P/E 29.70
FL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FL: 29.70 )
FL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.92   Max: 38.81
Current: 29.7

3.92
38.81
Current Ratio 3.54
FL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. FL: 3.54 )
FL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 4.22
Current: 3.54

1.1
4.22
Quick Ratio 1.76
FL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. FL: 1.76 )
FL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.76

0.25
1.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.70
FL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FL: 1.70 )
FL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 10.47
Current: 1.7

0.51
10.47
Dividend Payout 0.27
FL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FL: 0.27 )
FL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 7.5
Current: 0.27

0.07
7.5
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
FL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FL: 10.10 )
FL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 119
Current: 10.1

0
119
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.49
FL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. FL: 2.49 )
FL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 15.31
Current: 2.49

0.75
15.31
Share Buyback Rate 1.30
FL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. FL: 1.30 )
FL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.7   Max: -11.8
Current: 1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.80
FL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FL: 12.80 )
FL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.38   Max: 92.33
Current: 12.8

7.38
92.33
Price/Tangible Book 3.00
FL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. FL: 3.00 )
FL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.49
Current: 3

0.68
3.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
FL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. FL: 1.40 )
FL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.57
Current: 1.4

0.4
2.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
FL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FL: 1.70 )
FL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.7

0.08
1.61
Price/Graham Number 1.50
FL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FL: 1.50 )
FL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.5

0.67
2.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.40
FL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. FL: 11.40 )
FL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 18.7
Current: 11.4

3.4
18.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.08
FL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. FL: 3.08 )
FL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28.2   Max: 14.9
Current: 3.08

-28.2
14.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Foot Locker, Inc., was incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in 1989. The Company is a retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel, operating 3,369 mainly mall-based stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. It operates in two reportable segments — Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. The Athletic Stores segment's formats include Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Footaction, and CCS. The Direct-to-Customers segment reflects CCS and Footlocker.com, Inc., which sells, through its affiliates, including Eastbay, Inc., to customers through catalogs, mobile devices, and Internet websites. The Company is an athletic footwear and apparel retailer. Its stores offer athletic-inspired performance products, manufactured mainly by athletic brands. Champs Sports is a mall-based specialty athletic footwear and apparel retailers in the United States. Its product categories include athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, and a focused assortment of equipment. Footaction is a national athletic footwear and apparel retailer. The main customers are young urban males that seek street-inspired fashion styles. Lady Foot Locker is a U.S. retailer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories for women. Its stores carry major athletic footwear and apparel brands, as well as casual wear and an assortment of proprietary merchandise designed for a variety of activities, including running, basketball, walking, and fitness. Kids Foot Locker is a national children's athletic retailer that offers selection of brand-name athletic footwear, apparel and accessories for children. Its stores feature an environment geared to appeal to both parents and children. Footlocker.com, Inc., sells, through its affiliates, directly to customers through catalogs and its Internet websites. Eastbay, Inc., one of its affiliates, is a marketer of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, team licensed and private-label merchandise in the United States and provides the Company's eight full-service e-commerce sites access to an integrated fulfillment and distribution system. The Company is subject to tax in multiple U.S. and foreign tax jurisdictions. In addition, its products are subject to import and excise duties and/or sales or value-added taxes in many jurisdictions.
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