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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
SSI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SSI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.37 Max: N/A
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.44
SSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SSI: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.39  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.44
-0.39
0.79
Interest Coverage 16.57
SSI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 33.31 vs. SSI: 16.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.2  Med: 17.89 Max: 28.79
Current: 16.57
11.2
28.79
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.49
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
12.42%
5.21%
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 (%) 2.75
SSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. SSI: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.21  Med: 3.78 Max: 6.82
Current: 2.75
-3.21
6.82
Net-margin (%) 1.63
SSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SSI: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.32  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.16
Current: 1.63
-4.32
4.16
ROE (%) 5.78
SSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. SSI: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 7.33 Max: 11.37
Current: 5.78
-13.5
11.37
ROA (%) 2.89
SSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SSI: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.99  Med: 4.38 Max: 7.88
Current: 2.89
-7.99
7.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.42
SSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. SSI: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.84  Med: 11.70 Max: 22.14
Current: 7.42
-7.84
22.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
SSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SSI: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 4.70 Max: 47.2
Current: 4.3
-22
47.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
SSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SSI: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 103.9
Current: 5.7
-49.1
103.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
SSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SSI: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.6  Med: 3.15 Max: 278.6
Current: 8.3
-45.6
278.6
» SSI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SSI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 93,787 sh (+82.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,522 sh (+58.81%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley 101,370 sh (-2.12%)
Jim Simons 25,575 sh (-67.49%)
Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (-94.48%)
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Q2 2015

SSI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Hussman 7,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 134,000 sh (+436.00%)
John Keeley 126,810 sh (+25.10%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 33,600 sh (-27.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 32,654 sh (-65.18%)
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Q3 2015

SSI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 210,100 sh (New)
John Buckingham 93,849 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 237,100 sh (+76.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,700 sh (+15.18%)
John Keeley 138,695 sh (+9.37%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
» More
Q4 2015

SSI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 626,600 sh (+164.28%)
John Buckingham 113,397 sh (+20.83%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.52
SSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. SSI: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.26  Med: 17.28 Max: 199.24
Current: 8.52
8.26
199.24
Forward P/E 10.93
SSI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. SSI: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.42
SSI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. SSI: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.24  Med: 17.26 Max: 41.6
Current: 8.42
8.24
41.6
P/B 0.51
SSI's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SSI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.51
0.41
2.01
P/S 0.14
SSI's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SSI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.14
0.12
0.71
POCF 2.95
SSI's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. SSI: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 6.98 Max: 31.57
Current: 2.95
1.15
31.57
EV-to-EBIT 8.12
SSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.16 vs. SSI: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.4  Med: 10.10 Max: 24.1
Current: 8.12
-16.4
24.1
EV-to-EBITDA 3.03
SSI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. SSI: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.80 Max: 49.6
Current: 3.03
2.9
49.6
PEG 1.69
SSI's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SSI: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SSI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.39 Max: 8.52
Current: 1.69
0.25
8.52
Shiller P/E 10.52
SSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. SSI: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.21  Med: 23.25 Max: 70.17
Current: 10.52
10.21
70.17
Current Ratio 2.20
SSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SSI: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.43 Max: 4
Current: 2.2
0.56
4
Quick Ratio 0.23
SSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SSI: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.46 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.23
0.14
2.06
Days Inventory 158.83
SSI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 86.91 vs. SSI: 158.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.58  Med: 110.52 Max: 134.46
Current: 158.83
102.58
134.46
Days Payable 73.48
SSI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. SSI: 73.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SSI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.45  Med: 33.57 Max: 39.12
Current: 73.48
28.45
39.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 8.29
SSI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SSI: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.67 Max: 8.33
Current: 8.29
0.08
8.33
Dividend Payout 0.68
SSI's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
72% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SSI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.20 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.68
0.04
2.8
Dividend Growth (3y) 17.10
SSI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SSI: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 82.3
Current: 17.1
0
82.3
Forward Dividend Yield 8.45
SSI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. SSI: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 22.02
SSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. SSI: 22.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.50 Max: 22.42
Current: 22.02
0.22
22.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.50
SSI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SSI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: 3.80 Max: 11
Current: 1.5
-29.1
11

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.13
SSI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. SSI: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SSI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 5.07 Max: 13.23
Current: 2.13
1.22
13.23
Price/Tangible Book 0.52
SSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SSI: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.23
Current: 0.52
0.62
2.23
Price/Projected FCF 0.49
SSI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SSI: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SSI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.78 Max: 5.03
Current: 0.49
0.2
5.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.35
SSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SSI: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.74
Current: 0.35
0.45
4.74
Price/Graham Number 0.44
SSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SSI: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SSI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.44
0.51
1.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.36
SSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SSI: 12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 9.60 Max: 17.6
Current: 12.36
4.2
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.26
SSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. SSI: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: 18.00 Max: 70
Current: 4.26
-21.1
70

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1627
EPS $ 0.83
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float26.48%
52-Week Range $6.00 - 23.26
Shares Outstanding(Mil)30.56

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.66 0.65
EPS without NRI($) 0.66 0.65

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:SZ6.Germany,
Stage Stores Inc was incorporated under the laws of Delaware on June 17, 1993. The Company operates specialty department stores in small and mid-sized towns and communities. Its merchandise assortment is a well-edited selection of moderately priced brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and home goods. It operates department stores in 40 states under the BEALLS, GOODY'S, PALAIS ROYAL, PEEBLES and STAGE nameplates and a direct-to-consumer business. Its direct-to-consumer business consists of its e-commerce website and Send program. The Company currently distributes all merchandise to its stores through distribution centers located in Jacksonville, Texas, South Hill, Virginia and Jeffersonville, Ohio. Incoming merchandise received at the distribution centers is inspected for quality control purposes. It uses a multi-media advertising approach, including broadcast media, digital media, mobile media, local newspaper inserts and direct mail. Its customers include style and value savvy women. It competes with local retailers, small regional chains and, to a lesser extent, national department stores. Its trademarks include BEALLS, GOODY'S, PALAIS ROYAL, PEEBLES, and STAGE. The Company and its business is subject to various federal, state and local government laws and regulations.
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