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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 No Debt
JOSB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. JOSB: No Debt )
JOSB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
JOSB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. JOSB: 0.78 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.78

0.39
0.78
Interest Coverage 2318.77
JOSB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 vs. JOSB: 2318.77 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 4940
Current: 2318.77

1.26
4940
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.56
M-Score: -2.66
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.88
JOSB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. JOSB: 9.88 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 47.32
Current: 9.88

-9.2
47.32
Net-margin (%) 6.14
JOSB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. JOSB: 6.14 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.78   Max: 10
Current: 6.14

-7.78
10
ROE (%) 8.65
JOSB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. JOSB: 8.65 )
JOSB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.29   Max: 22.92
Current: 8.65

-37.29
22.92
ROA (%) 6.77
JOSB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. JOSB: 6.77 )
JOSB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.55   Max: 12.96
Current: 6.77

-14.55
12.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.99
JOSB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. JOSB: 29.99 )
JOSB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.92   Max: 118.18
Current: 29.99

-24.92
118.18
Revenue Growth (%) 6.10
JOSB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. JOSB: 6.10 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 20.5
Current: 6.1

2.5
20.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.60
JOSB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. JOSB: -7.60 )
JOSB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.6   Max: 48.7
Current: -7.6

-7.6
48.7
EPS Growth (%) -9.80
JOSB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. JOSB: -9.80 )
JOSB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 94.3
Current: -9.8

-22.6
94.3
» JOSB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

JOSB Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 30,272 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 89,640 sh (+109.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,981,672 sh (-1.8%)
Third Avenue Management 256,062 sh (-55.89%)
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Q3 2013

JOSB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Third Avenue Management 271,062 sh (+5.86%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,752,895 sh (-7.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 38,235 sh (-57.35%)
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Q4 2013

JOSB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 30,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 17,690 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,436 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 120,650 sh (+215.55%)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2014

JOSB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 112,600 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 54,900 sh (+83%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 5,471 sh (-42.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,070 sh (-90.82%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JOSB

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -90.82%0.15%$52.94 - $64.35 $ 64.9812%11070
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy0.04%$52.94 - $64.35 $ 64.9812%112600
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 83%$52.94 - $64.35 $ 64.9812%54900
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 215.55%0.11%$41.66 - $57.18 $ 64.9827%120650
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy$41.66 - $57.18 $ 64.9827%30000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -57.35%0.09%$39.49 - $45.33 $ 64.9856%38235
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 109.32%0.08%$39.01 - $47.73 $ 64.9852%89640
Scott Black 2013-03-31 Sold Out 1.1%$39.28 - $46.27 $ 64.9855%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$39.28 - $46.27 $ 64.9855%42825
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 20.06%0.2%$40.05 - $51.47 $ 64.9842%177831
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$40.05 - $51.47 $ 64.9842%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 88.46%0.02%$46.4 - $54.85 $ 64.9837%12018
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$44.33 - $56.36 $ 64.9827%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -46.79%0.03%$41.27 - $53.8 $ 64.9832%5440
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 100.70
JOSB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. JOSB: 100.70 )
JOSB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87   Max: 100.74
Current: 100.7

5.87
100.74
P/B 2.62
JOSB's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. JOSB: 2.62 )
JOSB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 5.61
Current: 2.62

1.08
5.61
P/S 1.73
JOSB's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. JOSB: 1.73 )
JOSB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.73

0.49
1.86
PFCF 101.53
JOSB's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 36.66 vs. JOSB: 101.53 )
JOSB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.79   Max: 1997.3
Current: 101.53

9.79
1997.3
EV-to-EBIT 52.22
JOSB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. JOSB: 52.22 )
JOSB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 52.2
Current: 52.22

2.1
52.2
PEG 3.20
JOSB's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. JOSB: 3.20 )
JOSB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 12.89
Current: 3.2

0.25
12.89
Shiller P/E 24.75
JOSB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JOSB: 24.75 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 50.84
Current: 24.75

8.61
50.84
Current Ratio 5.08
JOSB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. JOSB: 5.08 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 5.25
Current: 5.08

1.41
5.25
Quick Ratio 2.82
JOSB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. JOSB: 2.82 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 3.22
Current: 2.82

0.19
3.22

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 12.87
JOSB's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JOSB: 12.87 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.51   Max: 74.22
Current: 12.87

6.51
74.22
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.68
JOSB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JOSB: 5.68 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 77.18
Current: 5.68

3.49
77.18
Price/Tangible Book 2.62
JOSB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. JOSB: 2.62 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.8
Current: 2.62

0.38
4.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.72
JOSB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. JOSB: 1.72 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 22.03
Current: 1.72

0.39
22.03
Price/Median PS Value 1.47
JOSB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. JOSB: 1.47 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.47

0.07
1.46
Price/Graham Number 3.42
JOSB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. JOSB: 3.42 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.4
Current: 3.42

0.38
3.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.90
JOSB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. JOSB: 1.90 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 48.1
Current: 1.9

1.9
48.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.25
JOSB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. JOSB: -2.25 )
JOSB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 39.1
Current: -2.25

-1.7
39.1

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:JC1.Germany
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., is a Delaware corporation organized on June 22, 1982. It's a designer, manufacturer, retailer and direct marketer of men's tailored and casual clothing and accessories and is a retailer of tuxedo rental products. It sells all of its products under the Jos. A. Bank label through 602 retail stores (which includes 35 Outlet and Factory stores and 15 Franchise stores) located throughout 44 states and the District of Columbia in the United States, as well as through its catalog call center and Internet (www.josbank.com) operations. Its products are targeted at the male career professional. Its products are offered at "Three Levels of Luxury," which range from the original Jos. A. Bank Executive collection to the more luxurious Jos. A. Bank Signature collection to the exclusive Jos. A. Bank Signature Gold collection. It purchases the majority of its merchandise as finished product, with the manufacturer or supplier responsible for purchasing all components of the product, including fabric. It sources all of its merchandise from suppliers and manufacturers or through buying agents using Jos. A. Bank designs and specifications. It has two segments: Stores and Direct Marketing. The Stores segment includes all Company-owned stores excluding Outlet and Factory stores ("Full-line stores"). The Direct Marketing segment includes the catalog call center and the Internet. The Company used mass media advertising such as local radio, national cable television and direct mail marketing and promotional activities in support of its store and catalog call center/Internet operations. It also sends email promotions to its store and Internet customers. It uses a centralized distribution system, under which all merchandise is received, processed and distributed through three distribution facilities located in Maryland. Two distribution facilities are located in Hampstead, Maryland (one owned - 'DC1' and one leased - 'DC2'). The third distribution facility ('DC3') is leased and is located in Eldersburg, Maryland. The Company competes with specialty retailers of men's apparel, department stores, Internet retailers and other catalogers engaged in the retail sale of men's apparel and to a lesser degree with other retailers of men's apparel. It is the owner or exclusive licensee in the United States of the marks JOS. A. BANK, JOS. A. BANK V.I.P. , JOS. A. BANK VACATION IN PARADISE, VACATION IN PARADISE, THE MIRACLE COLLECTION and TRAVELER CREASE.
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