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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
Cash to Debt 0.27
SHOS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SHOS: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SHOS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.25 Max: N/A
Current: 0.27
Equity to Asset 0.64
SHOS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SHOS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SHOS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.70 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.64
0.64
0.83
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.89
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
8.99%
-6.09%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -1.84
SHOS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. SHOS: -1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SHOS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.26  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.06
Current: -1.84
-7.26
4.06
Net-margin (%) -1.19
SHOS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SHOS: -1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SHOS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.16  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.45
Current: -1.19
-7.16
2.45
ROE (%) -6.50
SHOS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SHOS: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SHOS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.34  Med: 6.15 Max: 12.29
Current: -6.5
-33.34
12.29
ROA (%) -4.22
SHOS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SHOS: -4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SHOS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.61  Med: 4.35 Max: 10.14
Current: -4.22
-22.61
10.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -11.30
SHOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.35 vs. SHOS: -11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SHOS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: 16.89 Max: 31.05
Current: -11.3
-41.9
31.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
SHOS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SHOS: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SHOS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.2
Current: -1.7
-1.7
1.2
» SHOS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SHOS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 161,200 sh (+265.53%)
Chuck Royce 351,845 sh (+20.77%)
First Pacific Advisors 13,900 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,552,668 sh (-3.58%)
Edward Lampert 4,773,858 sh (-3.65%)
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Q3 2015

SHOS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Bruce Berkowitz 409,800 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 354,845 sh (+0.85%)
First Pacific Advisors 13,900 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 4,773,858 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 139,498 sh (-13.46%)
Murray Stahl 1,146,356 sh (-26.17%)
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Q4 2015

SHOS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 272,500 sh (+95.34%)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,300 sh (+89.43%)
Chuck Royce 395,845 sh (+11.55%)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (-0.05%)
Murray Stahl 966,690 sh (-15.67%)
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Q1 2016

SHOS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 10,105 sh (New)
Jim Simons 294,700 sh (+8.15%)
Chuck Royce 409,845 sh (+3.54%)
Francis Chou 1,322,209 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 4,771,352 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 776,300 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 640,300 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 870,143 sh (-9.99%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
Compare:SGX:5SR, XKRX:067830, HKSE:02213, WAR:EMP, BOM:523574, TPE:5907 » details
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Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc is a national retailer engaged in selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware.

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 23, 2012. The Company is a national retailer focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware. The Company also provides its customers with access to a full suite of related services, including home delivery, installation, and extended-service plans. The Company operates through two segments- the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment (Hometown) and the Sears Outlet segment (Outlet). The Company's Hometown stores are designed to provide customers with in-store and online access to national brands of home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, sporting goods, and household goods, depending on the particular store. The Company's Outlet stores are designed to provide in-store and online access to purchase new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked, and scratched and dented products, collectively 'outlet-value products' across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, mattresses, apparel, and lawn and garden equipment at prices that are lower than list prices. The Company provides brand and marketing support and inventory on consignment. The Company also authorized dealers and franchisees to sell post-sale services, such as extended-service plans, for which the Company pays commissions. The Company's products include KENMORE, CRAFTSMAN, and DIEHARD. The Company The key competitors of the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms are The Home Depot and Lowe's, as well as Ace Hardware and True Value for the Hardware Stores, and Tractor Supply for the Hometown Stores and the Hardware Stores, all of which offer consumers lines of merchandise that are the same as or similar to lines of merchandise offered by the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms. Sears Holdings' stores offer consumers lines of merchandise that are similar to the lines of merchandise offered by the Hometown Stores, the Hardware Stores, and the Home Appliance Showrooms.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.36
SHOS's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SHOS: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SHOS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.36
0.31
2.21
P/S 0.06
SHOS's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SHOS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SHOS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.53
PFCF 10.02
SHOS's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.48 vs. SHOS: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SHOS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 9.69 Max: 26.11
Current: 10.02
2.15
26.11
POCF 5.52
SHOS's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. SHOS: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SHOS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 6.78 Max: 15.57
Current: 5.52
1.86
15.57
EV-to-EBIT -4.81
SHOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.71 vs. SHOS: -4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SHOS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: 8.10 Max: 15.2
Current: -4.81
-32
15.2
EV-to-EBITDA -7.66
SHOS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.16 vs. SHOS: -7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SHOS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 8.10 Max: 92.7
Current: -7.66
-9.2
92.7
Current Ratio 2.13
SHOS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SHOS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SHOS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.75
Current: 2.13
2.13
3.75
Quick Ratio 0.23
SHOS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SHOS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SHOS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.23
0.11
0.25
Days Inventory 90.62
SHOS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.58 vs. SHOS: 90.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SHOS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.46  Med: 90.14 Max: 93.59
Current: 90.62
39.46
93.59
Days Sales Outstanding 1.88
SHOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. SHOS: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SHOS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.88
1.4
2.9
Days Payable 8.20
SHOS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 49.39 vs. SHOS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SHOS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 4.78 Max: 8.2
Current: 8.2
3.01
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.56
SHOS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. SHOS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SHOS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.56
Current: 0.56
0.62
3.56
Price/Tangible Book 0.36
SHOS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SHOS: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SHOS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.26
Current: 0.36
0.4
2.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.34
SHOS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. SHOS: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SHOS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.34
0.38
2.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -20.58
SHOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SHOS: -20.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SHOS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.54  Med: 9.60 Max: 13.2
Current: -20.58
-22.54
13.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,288
EPS (TTM) $ -1.21
Beta1.42
Short Percentage of Float6.24%
52-Week Range $5.06 - 9.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.72
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