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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 61.98
NILE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. NILE: 61.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NILE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.88  Med: 110.89 Max: No Debt
Current: 61.98
Equity to Asset 0.13
NILE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NILE: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NILE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.52  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.13
-0.52
0.81
Interest Coverage N/A
NILE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. NILE: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NILE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 9999.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: N/A
N/A
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 9.05
M-Score: -2.99
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.23
NILE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. NILE: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NILE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 5.14 Max: 7.02
Current: 3.23
3
7.02
Net-margin (%) 2.19
NILE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. NILE: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NILE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.60 Max: 5.47
Current: 2.19
2.06
5.47
ROE (%) 77.87
NILE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. NILE: 77.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NILE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.28  Med: 32.84 Max: 65.51
Current: 77.87
20.28
65.51
ROA (%) 9.27
NILE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. NILE: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NILE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 8.50 Max: 12.35
Current: 9.27
5.81
12.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 145.31
NILE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. NILE: 145.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NILE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 137.91  Med: 222.20 Max: 497.81
Current: 145.31
137.91
497.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
NILE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NILE: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NILE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.6  Med: 14.50 Max: 29.1
Current: 11.1
-25.6
29.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.20
NILE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NILE: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NILE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 5.80 Max: 38.3
Current: 13.2
-6.8
38.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
NILE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NILE: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NILE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.8  Med: 1.00 Max: 86.2
Current: 12.8
-22.8
86.2
» NILE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-07)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

NILE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Columbia Wanger 183,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 274,368 sh (+76.25%)
Jim Simons 203,576 sh (+2.14%)
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Q3 2015

NILE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Columbia Wanger 452,589 sh (+147.32%)
Chuck Royce 242,468 sh (-11.63%)
Jim Simons 169,500 sh (-16.74%)
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Q4 2015

NILE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 248,800 sh (+46.78%)
Columbia Wanger 501,252 sh (+10.75%)
Chuck Royce 224,268 sh (-7.51%)
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Q1 2016

NILE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 14,054 sh (New)
Jim Simons 417,006 sh (+67.61%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Chuck Royce 140,168 sh (-37.50%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Luxury Goods
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Blue Nile Inc is an online retailer of high-quality diamonds and fine jewelry such as engagement and non-engagement products. It offers its products for sale through its website in over 40 countries and territories throughout the world.

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 jewelery. The Company's website showcases more than 100,000 independently certified diamonds and styles of fine jewelery, 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 supply solution that eliminates traditional layers of diamond wholesalers and brokers, which allows the Company to purchase its product offerings at lower prices by avoiding mark-ups imposed by intermediaries. The Company's 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 Company's 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 jewellery 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 Company's 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.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 31.16
NILE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. NILE: 31.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NILE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.01  Med: 48.95 Max: 105.46
Current: 31.16
23.01
105.46
PE(NRI) 31.16
NILE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. NILE: 31.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NILE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.56  Med: 49.01 Max: 105.24
Current: 31.16
22.56
105.24
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 100.78
NILE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
93% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. NILE: 100.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NILE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.52  Med: 37.80 Max: 160.2
Current: 100.78
14.52
160.2
P/B 26.22
NILE's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NILE: 26.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NILE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.55  Med: 20.45 Max: 67.18
Current: 26.22
6.55
67.18
P/S 0.67
NILE's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NILE: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NILE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.91 Max: 5.62
Current: 0.67
0.59
5.62
PFCF 48.60
NILE's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.57 vs. NILE: 48.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NILE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.65  Med: 28.67 Max: 89.09
Current: 48.6
12.65
89.09
POCF 30.01
NILE's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. NILE: 30.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NILE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.78  Med: 24.64 Max: 55.54
Current: 30.01
11.78
55.54
EV-to-EBIT 19.00
NILE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. NILE: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NILE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.8  Med: 30.40 Max: 77
Current: 19
12.8
77
EV-to-EBITDA 15.01
NILE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. NILE: 15.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NILE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 26.10 Max: 71.4
Current: 15.01
10.4
71.4
PEG 18.31
NILE's PEG is ranked lower than
94% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. NILE: 18.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NILE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 7.09 Max: 239.94
Current: 18.31
0.83
239.94
Shiller P/E 30.95
NILE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. NILE: 30.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NILE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.43  Med: 35.85 Max: 55.56
Current: 30.95
27.43
55.56
Current Ratio 0.98
NILE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. NILE: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NILE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.34 Max: 5.14
Current: 0.98
0.87
5.14
Quick Ratio 0.42
NILE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. NILE: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NILE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.00 Max: 4.77
Current: 0.42
0.42
4.77
Days Inventory 39.79
NILE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 89.69 vs. NILE: 39.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NILE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.98  Med: 31.76 Max: 41.44
Current: 39.79
23.98
41.44
Days Sales Outstanding 1.93
NILE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. NILE: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NILE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.38 Max: 5.1
Current: 1.93
1.65
5.1
Days Payable 70.57
NILE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 48.53 vs. NILE: 70.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NILE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 96.61  Med: 121.64 Max: 130.52
Current: 70.57
96.61
130.52

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 26.40
NILE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NILE: 26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NILE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 19.47 Max: 60.9
Current: 26.4
5.76
60.9
Price/Projected FCF 1.37
NILE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. NILE: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NILE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.80 Max: 4.37
Current: 1.37
1.21
4.37
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.91
NILE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
88% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NILE: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
NILE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. NILE: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NILE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.10 Max: 4.58
Current: 0.36
0.33
4.58
Price/Graham Number 6.04
NILE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NILE: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NILE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 6.19 Max: 13.39
Current: 6.04
2.4
13.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.25
NILE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NILE: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NILE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.30 Max: 7.8
Current: 5.25
1.3
7.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.23
NILE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. NILE: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NILE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 6.90 Max: 38
Current: 5.23
0.2
38

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $476.7
EPS (TTM) $ 0.89
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float8.91%
52-Week Range $22.33 - 39.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.89 1.00
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.89 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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