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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 61.10
NILE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. NILE: 61.10 )
NILE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 29.88   Max: No Debt
Current: 61.1

Equity to Asset 0.10
NILE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NILE: 0.10 )
NILE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.52   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.1

-0.52
0.81
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 10.14
M-Score: -3.09
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 (%) 3.15
NILE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. NILE: 3.15 )
NILE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -79.27   Max: 8.88
Current: 3.15

-79.27
8.88
Net-margin (%) 2.13
NILE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. NILE: 2.13 )
NILE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.44   Max: 20.94
Current: 2.13

-80.44
20.94
ROE (%) 45.22
NILE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. NILE: 45.22 )
NILE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.93   Max: 40.91
Current: 45.22

15.93
40.91
ROA (%) 8.35
NILE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. NILE: 8.35 )
NILE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.22   Max: 57.9
Current: 8.35

-43.22
57.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 145.39
NILE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. NILE: 145.39 )
NILE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 151.54   Max: 502.97
Current: 145.39

151.54
502.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.90
NILE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NILE: 16.90 )
NILE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.6   Max: 29.2
Current: 16.9

-25.6
29.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
NILE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NILE: -5.40 )
NILE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.7   Max: 38.8
Current: -5.4

-6.7
38.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
NILE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NILE: -3.30 )
NILE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.8   Max: 86.2
Current: -3.3

-22.8
86.2
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

NILE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 36,406 sh (+80.14%)
Steven Cohen 282,914 sh (-52.78%)
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Q1 2014

NILE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 273,621 sh (+651.58%)
Steven Cohen 238,254 sh (-15.79%)
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Q2 2014

NILE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 178,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 24,887 sh (New)
Jim Simons 501,312 sh (+83.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2014

NILE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 211,600 sh (+18.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,365 sh (-14.15%)
Jim Simons 344,406 sh (-31.3%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NILE

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$27.84 - $35.79 $ 35.3212%24887
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$31.13 - $39.46 $ 35.323%0
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Add 22.27%0.01%$30.3 - $40.15 $ 35.323%165826
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Reduce -58.63%0.05%$35.32 - $41.11 $ 35.32-9%135623
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Reduce -49.48%0.06%$23.61 - $42.5 $ 35.3210%327823
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Reduce -39.03%0.08%$27.69 - $33.51 $ 35.3216%648935
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$27.69 - $33.51 $ 35.3216%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.04%$30.44 - $48.47 $ 35.32-9%6737
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 45.40
NILE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. NILE: 45.40 )
NILE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 23.01   Max: 170.74
Current: 45.4

23.01
170.74
P/B 48.38
NILE's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. NILE: 48.38 )
NILE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 66.65
Current: 48.38

5.22
66.65
P/S 0.96
NILE's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. NILE: 0.96 )
NILE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 9.24
Current: 0.96

0.71
9.24
PFCF 45.87
NILE's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 45.81 vs. NILE: 45.87 )
NILE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.74   Max: 85.64
Current: 45.87

11.74
85.64
EV-to-EBIT 26.53
NILE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. NILE: 26.53 )
NILE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.3   Max: 77
Current: 26.53

14.3
77
Shiller P/E 43.14
NILE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 49.07 vs. NILE: 43.14 )
NILE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 24.3   Max: 82.29
Current: 43.14

24.3
82.29
Current Ratio 0.90
NILE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NILE: 0.90 )
NILE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 5.14
Current: 0.9

0.87
5.14
Quick Ratio 0.49
NILE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. NILE: 0.49 )
NILE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.77
Current: 0.49

0.48
4.77

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 49.05
NILE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. NILE: 49.05 )
NILE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.77   Max: 60.8
Current: 49.05

5.77
60.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.62
NILE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. NILE: 1.62 )
NILE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.91
Current: 1.62

1.24
3.91
Price/Median PS Value 0.41
NILE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NILE: 0.41 )
NILE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.75
Current: 0.41

0.33
3.75
Price/Graham Number 9.66
NILE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. NILE: 9.66 )
NILE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 12.79
Current: 9.66

3.43
12.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
NILE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NILE: 3.80 )
NILE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 7
Current: 3.8

1.3
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.72
NILE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. NILE: 0.72 )
NILE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 43.5
Current: 0.72

0.6
43.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Luxury Goods
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Traded in other countries:BVJ.Germany,
Blue Nile Inc is a Delaware corporation incorporated on March 18, 1999 as RockShop.com, Inc. The Company is an online retailer of high-quality diamonds and fine jewelry. The Companys website showcases more than 100,000 independently certified diamonds and styles of fine jewelry, including rings, wedding bands, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, gifts, and accessories. It also customizes diamond jewelry with its Build Your Own feature that offers customers the ability to customize diamond rings, pendants and earrings. It has developed an efficient online cost structure and a unique supply solution that eliminates traditional layers of diamond wholesalers and brokers, which allows the Company to purchase most of its product offerings at lower prices by avoiding mark-ups imposed by intermediaries. The Companys merchandise consists of engagement and non-engagement products. The engagement product category includes gold or platinum engagement rings with a diamond center stone and loose diamonds. Its non-engagement product category includes rings, wedding bands, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, gifts and accessories containing precious metals, diamonds, gemstones, or pearls. The Companys diamond supplier relationships allow it to display suppliers diamond inventories on its website for sale to consumers without holding the diamonds in its inventory until the products are ordered by customers. It purchases polished diamonds from over 100 suppliers. Its diamond suppliers purchase rough and polished diamonds from sources throughout the world. It offers diamonds with specified characteristics in the areas of shape, cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. The Company purchases diamonds on a just in time basis from its suppliers when a customer places an order for a specific diamond and then assembles the diamond with a ring, pendant or earring setting from its inventory into customized diamond jewelry according to customers specifications. The finished jewelry is delivered to the customer generally within three to seven business days from the order date and within one business day for Signature diamonds. The Companys primary competition comes from independent jewelry stores; retail jewelry store chains, such as Tiffany & Co.; online retailers that sell jewelry and online jewelry retailers, such as Amazon.com, James Allen, and Brilliant Earth; department stores, chain stores and mass retailers, such as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus; online auction sites, such as eBay; catalog and television shopping retailers, such as HSN and QVC; discount superstores and wholesale clubs, such as Wal-Mart and Costco Wholesale; and internet shopping clubs, such as Gilt Groupe and Rue La La.
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