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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.66
NKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. NKE: 3.66 )
NKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.66

Equity to Asset 0.61
NKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NKE: 0.61 )
NKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.61

0.53
0.7
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 9.65
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
5.76%
40.23%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.43
NKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NKE: 13.43 )
NKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.04   Max: 15.07
Current: 13.43

9.04
15.07
Net-margin (%) 10.06
NKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. NKE: 10.06 )
NKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.18   Max: 10.6
Current: 10.06

4.18
10.6
ROE (%) 26.67
NKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. NKE: 26.67 )
NKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.11   Max: 28.49
Current: 26.67

12.11
28.49
ROA (%) 16.28
NKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. NKE: 16.28 )
NKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.15   Max: 17.09
Current: 16.28

7.15
17.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.60
NKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. NKE: 55.60 )
NKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 25.73   Max: 93.17
Current: 55.6

25.73
93.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.00
NKE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NKE: 14.00 )
NKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 25.8
Current: 14

1.3
25.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
NKE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NKE: 13.10 )
NKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 17.9
Current: 13.1

-6.1
17.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
NKE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NKE: 9.90 )
NKE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 24.1
Current: 9.9

-8.1
24.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

NKE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,149,242 sh (+51023.7%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,721 sh (+121.64%)
Murray Stahl 10,835 sh (+49.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,470 sh (+36.34%)
Frank Sands 15,989,139 sh (+1.99%)
Chris Davis 120,451 sh (+1.7%)
Bill Frels Sold Out
Tom Gayner 120,000 sh (-0.33%)
Scott Black 20,041 sh (-1.72%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,230,065 sh (-1.88%)
Mario Gabelli 19,240 sh (-3.51%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 125,981 sh (-4.56%)
Jeff Auxier 17,576 sh (-12.45%)
Ken Fisher 6,760 sh (-15.74%)
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Q2 2014

NKE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 225,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 16,739 sh (+147.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,831 sh (+62.91%)
Mario Gabelli 26,930 sh (+39.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,395 sh (+31.75%)
Tom Gayner 131,000 sh (+9.17%)
Chris Davis 122,321 sh (+1.55%)
Frank Sands 16,046,665 sh (+0.36%)
Murray Stahl 10,840 sh (+0.05%)
Steven Cohen 3,300 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
MS Global Franchise Fund 119,096 sh (-5.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,839,590 sh (-9.23%)
Jeff Auxier 10,326 sh (-41.25%)
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Q3 2014

NKE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 506,600 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 305,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 20,000 sh (New)
Bill Frels 2,721 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 49,500 sh (+1400%)
Paul Tudor Jones 49,811 sh (+85.65%)
Louis Moore Bacon 365,000 sh (+62.22%)
Tom Gayner 143,000 sh (+9.16%)
Chris Davis 125,129 sh (+2.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,919,234 sh (+2.07%)
Frank Sands 16,229,321 sh (+1.14%)
Jeff Auxier 10,326 sh (unchged)
MS Global Franchise Fund 118,973 sh (-0.1%)
Murray Stahl 10,691 sh (-1.37%)
Ken Fisher 16,350 sh (-2.32%)
Mario Gabelli 25,675 sh (-4.66%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,655 sh (-14.13%)
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Q4 2014

NKE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 388,200 sh (+684.24%)
Caxton Associates 130,000 sh (+550%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,301,167 sh (+9.75%)
Tom Gayner 155,000 sh (+8.39%)
Mario Gabelli 25,675 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,326 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 2,700 sh (-0.77%)
Chris Davis 123,100 sh (-1.62%)
Ken Heebner 295,000 sh (-3.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,542 sh (-6.68%)
Murray Stahl 9,258 sh (-13.4%)
Frank Sands 13,696,065 sh (-15.61%)
Ken Fisher 13,780 sh (-15.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,532 sh (-24.65%)
Jim Simons 82,395 sh (-83.74%)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (-94.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NKE

(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
Frank Sands 2014-12-31 Reduce -15.61%0.56%$85.09 - $99.33 $ 97.974%13696065
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 New Buy0.77%$76.35 - $89.5 $ 97.9724%305000
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.83%$70.83 - $77.68 $ 97.9732%0
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.16%$70.83 - $77.68 $ 97.9732%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 39.97%$70.83 - $77.68 $ 97.9732%26930
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 31.75%$70.83 - $77.68 $ 97.9732%19395
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 147.62%$70.83 - $77.68 $ 97.9732%16739
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.83%$70.51 - $79.64 $ 97.9730%150000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 121.64%0.01%$70.51 - $79.64 $ 97.9729%14721
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Reduce -17.26%0.66%$70.28 - $79.86 $ 97.9728%15676898
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.76%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.17%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%0
Scott Black 2013-09-30 Reduce -25.09%0.05%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%21032
Chris Davis 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%114842
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -39.78%0.01%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%6922
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 44.96%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%21425
Ken Fisher 2013-09-30 Reduce -29.98%$62.49 - $73.64 $ 97.9750%6900
Frank Sands 2013-06-30 Add 20.92%0.71%$58.26 - $65.91 $ 97.9758%19210521
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.17%$58.26 - $65.91 $ 97.9758%836230
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 101.33%0.02%$58.26 - $65.91 $ 97.9758%11494
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -28.7%$58.26 - $65.91 $ 97.9758%9854
Robert Olstein 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.62%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%0
Ken Heebner 2013-03-31 New Buy0.59%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%410000
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.54%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%0
Frank Sands 2013-03-31 Add 7.53%0.23%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%15886961
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%5709
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Add 45.71%$51.6 - $59.56 $ 97.9780%13821
Frank Sands 2012-12-31 Add 107.08%1.6%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%14774160
Robert Olstein 2012-12-31 Add 100%0.31%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%61000
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 60%0.2%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%400000
Tom Gayner 2012-12-31 Add 103.38%0.13%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%120400
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Add 96.96%0.12%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%33024
Ken Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce -75.42%0.02%$44.13 - $52.8 $ 97.97103%37940
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Add 29.8%$45.3 - $52.8 $ 97.97104%15070
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -97.91%0.94%$44.17 - $50.42 $ 97.97106%154370
Lee Ainslie 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.66%$44.17 - $50.42 $ 97.97106%0
John Hussman 2012-09-30 New Buy0.57%$44.17 - $50.42 $ 97.97106%500000
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -45.22%0.01%$44.17 - $50.42 $ 97.97106%23220
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 Sold Out 1.3%$43.06 - $57.15 $ 97.9783%0
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Add 7169.78%0.93%$43.06 - $57.15 $ 97.9783%7398022
Lee Ainslie 2012-06-30 New Buy0.66%$43.06 - $57.15 $ 97.9783%1029590
Frank Sands 2012-06-30 Add 6.02%0.16%$43.06 - $57.15 $ 97.9783%13925264
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 41.58%$43.06 - $57.15 $ 97.9783%42390
Ken Heebner 2012-03-31 Add 68.75%0.53%$48.41 - $56.07 $ 97.9798%1080000
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.46%$48.41 - $56.07 $ 97.9798%0
Robert Olstein 2012-03-31 Reduce -22.86%0.16%$48.41 - $56.07 $ 97.9798%54000
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 Add 41.76%$48.41 - $56.07 $ 97.9798%101764
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Reduce -40%0.27%$41.53 - $48.89 $ 97.97109%600000
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Even With The World Cup Publicity, Nike’s Stock Is Likely To Languish
Nike (NKE) is the dominant player in the athletic apparel and footwear industry. Its market cap of $68.65 billion is more than three times the size of its rival, Adidas (XTER:ADS, ADDYY), at $20.77 billion. Nike is also more efficiently run with a return on equity of 22.28 percent and net operating margin of 12.86 percent compared to Adidas’ return on equity of 14.36 percent and operating margin of 8.29 percent. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.10
NKE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. NKE: 29.10 )
NKE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.08   Max: 29.55
Current: 29.1

12.08
29.55
Forward P/E 22.88
NKE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 138.89 vs. NKE: 22.88 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.40
NKE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. NKE: 29.40 )
NKE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.03   Max: 29.56
Current: 29.4

12.03
29.56
P/B 7.20
NKE's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NKE: 7.20 )
NKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 7.34
Current: 7.2

2.35
7.34
P/S 2.90
NKE's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NKE: 2.90 )
NKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.9

1.01
2.98
PFCF 36.80
NKE's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 96.92 vs. NKE: 36.80 )
NKE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.69   Max: 42.13
Current: 36.8

11.69
42.13
POCF 26.91
NKE's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. NKE: 26.91 )
NKE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.22   Max: 29.9
Current: 26.91

10.22
29.9
EV-to-EBIT 19.42
NKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. NKE: 19.42 )
NKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 21.1
Current: 19.42

8.1
21.1
PEG 1.99
NKE's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NKE: 1.99 )
NKE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 5.65
Current: 1.99

0.8
5.65
Shiller P/E 39.20
NKE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 197.05 vs. NKE: 39.20 )
NKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.16   Max: 39.73
Current: 39.2

14.16
39.73
Current Ratio 2.84
NKE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NKE: 2.84 )
NKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 3.54
Current: 2.84

1.68
3.54
Quick Ratio 2.00
NKE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. NKE: 2.00 )
NKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.79
Current: 2

1
2.79
Days Inventory 88.41
NKE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 124.40 vs. NKE: 88.41 )
NKE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 75.47   Max: 93.19
Current: 88.41

75.47
93.19
Days Sales Outstanding 42.40
NKE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 60.15 vs. NKE: 42.40 )
NKE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.95   Max: 80.75
Current: 42.4

44.95
80.75

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.10
NKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. NKE: 1.10 )
NKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.1

0.72
2.4
Dividend Payout 0.29
NKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NKE: 0.29 )
NKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.29

0.1
0.54
Dividend growth (3y) 15.70
NKE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NKE: 15.70 )
NKE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.6
Current: 15.7

0
45.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.13
NKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NKE: 2.13 )
NKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 4.64
Current: 2.13

1.39
4.64
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
NKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. NKE: 2.30 )
NKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.7   Max: -0.2
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 44.30
NKE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NKE: 44.30 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 9.12   Max: 1343.9
Current: 44.3

9.12
1343.9
Price/Tangible Book 7.50
NKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. NKE: 7.50 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 8.36
Current: 7.5

2.66
8.36
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
NKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NKE: 2.30 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 3.17
Current: 2.3

0.85
3.17
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
NKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NKE: 1.60 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.6

0.5
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
NKE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NKE: 2.20 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.91
Current: 2.2

0.82
4.91
Price/Graham Number 3.10
NKE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. NKE: 3.10 )
NKE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 3.53
Current: 3.1

1.21
3.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
NKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NKE: 5.10 )
NKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 12.4
Current: 5.1

4.7
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.37
NKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. NKE: 15.37 )
NKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 23.8
Current: 15.37

7.8
23.8

Analyst Estimate

May15 May16 May17
Revenue(Mil) 30,857 33,553 36,124
EPS($) 3.58 4.10 4.65
EPS without NRI($) 3.58 4.10 4.65

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories
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Nike Inc is engaged in designing, development and worldwide marketing of footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products. It is a seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel. The Company sells its products to retail accounts, as well as through NIKE-owned in-line and factory retail stores and NIKE-owned internet websites, and through a mix of independent distributors and licensees. It's all footwear and apparel products are produced outside the United States, while equipment products are produced both in the United States and abroad. Its athletic footwear products are designed mainly for specific athletic use, although a large percentage of the products are worn for casual or leisure purposes. Running, training, basketball, soccer, sport-inspired casual shoes, and kids' shoes are currently its top-selling footwear categories. The Company also markets footwear designed for aquatic activities, baseball, cheerleading, football, golf, lacrosse, outdoor activities, skateboarding, tennis, volleyball, walking, wrestling, and other athletic and recreational uses. It also markets apparel with licensed college and professional team and league logos. The Company sells performance equipment under the NIKE brand name, including bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, electronic devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, golf clubs, and other equipment designed for sports activities. It also sells small amounts of various plastic products to other manufacturers through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NIKE IHM, Inc. The Company through its wholly-owned subsidiary brands, Hurley, designs and distributes a line of action sports and youth lifestyle apparel and accessories under the Hurley trademark. Sales of Hurley brand products are included within the NIKE Brand Action Sports category. Its Brand Jordan division designs, distributes and licenses athletic and casual footwear, apparel and accessories focused on Basketball using the Jumpman trademark. Sales of Brand Jordan products are included within the NIKE Brand Basketball category. Another of its wholly-owned subsidiary brands, Converse, designs, distributes, and licenses casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star, Star Chevron, and Jack Purcell trademarks. In addition to the products it sells to its wholesale customers and directly to consumers through its Direct to Consumer operations, It has also entered into license agreements that permit unaffiliated parties to manufacture and sell using NIKE-owned trademarks, certain apparel, digital devices and applications, and other equipment designed for sports activities. The Company competes with athletic and leisure footwear companies, athletic and leisure apparel companies, sports equipment companies, and large companies having diversified lines of athletic and leisure footwear, apparel, and equipment, including adidas, V.F. Corp., Puma, Li Ning, and Under Armour, among others. It
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