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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.43
LCUAF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. LCUAF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.43
0.43
0.75
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.50
M-Score: -3.24
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -14.13
LCUAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LCUAF: -14.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.99  Med: 6.32 Max: 16.7
Current: -14.13
-14.99
16.7
Net-margin (%) -15.34
LCUAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. LCUAF: -15.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.46  Med: 3.60 Max: 11.17
Current: -15.34
-15.46
11.17
ROE (%) -37.86
LCUAF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. LCUAF: -37.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.63  Med: 13.38 Max: 27.98
Current: -37.86
-35.63
27.98
ROA (%) -19.21
LCUAF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. LCUAF: -19.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.72  Med: 8.96 Max: 18.25
Current: -19.21
-19.72
18.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.25
LCUAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. LCUAF: -20.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.15  Med: 32.58 Max: 70.07
Current: -20.25
-22.15
70.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.90
LCUAF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. LCUAF: -10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.9  Med: 4.25 Max: 10.4
Current: -10.9
-10.9
10.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 137.50
LCUAF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. LCUAF: 137.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.3  Med: 22.90 Max: 137.5
Current: 137.5
-32.3
137.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.17
LCUAF's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. LCUAF: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.74
Current: 0.17
0.17
3.74
P/S 0.05
LCUAF's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. LCUAF: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.70 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.05
0.05
1.33
Current Ratio 2.66
LCUAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LCUAF: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.49 Max: 3.29
Current: 2.66
1.57
3.29
Quick Ratio 0.21
LCUAF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. LCUAF: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.21
0.08
1.75
Days Inventory 469.85
LCUAF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
97% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 81.82 vs. LCUAF: 469.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 49.07  Med: 65.08 Max: 478.19
Current: 469.85
49.07
478.19
Days Sales Outstanding 2.13
LCUAF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. LCUAF: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.16 Max: 6.85
Current: 2.13
1.96
6.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.65
LCUAF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. LCUAF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.82 Max: 16.73
Current: 0.65
0.74
16.73
Price/Tangible Book 0.22
LCUAF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LCUAF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.62
Current: 0.22
0.26
3.62
Price/Median PS Value 0.04
LCUAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LCUAF: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.82
Current: 0.04
0.12
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -37.70
LCUAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. LCUAF: -37.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -37.7  Med: 14.80 Max: 44
Current: -37.7
-37.7
44
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -105.84
LCUAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. LCUAF: -105.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LCUAF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -54.5  Med: 12.80 Max: 48.9
Current: -105.84
-54.5
48.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:CTU.A.Canada,
Le Chateau Inc was incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act on June 9, 1969 as Le Château Design Ltd. The Company completed its Initial Public Offering on December 3, 1983. On July 6, 2000, Château Stores of Canada Ltd., changed its name to Le Château Inc. The Company is a Canadian specialty retailer offering contemporary fashion apparel, accessories and footwear to style-conscious women and men. The Company's brand merchandise is sold exclusively through its 229 retail locations, of which 228 are located in Canada and one in the United States. In addition, 6 stores license the Le Château brand and concept in the Middle East and Asia.
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