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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
SSI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SSI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.37 Max: N/A
Current: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.53
SSI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SSI: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.39  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.53
-0.39
0.79
Interest Coverage 21.22
SSI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. SSI: 21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 20.64 Max: 9999.99
Current: 21.22
1.37
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.47
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
8.65%
8.22%
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 (%) 4.22
SSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. SSI: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.63  Med: 4.49 Max: 9.91
Current: 4.22
-14.63
9.91
Net-margin (%) 2.51
SSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SSI: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.13  Med: 2.03 Max: 6.12
Current: 2.51
-25.13
6.12
ROE (%) 9.06
SSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. SSI: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -435.6  Med: 8.25 Max: 43.98
Current: 9.06
-435.6
43.98
ROA (%) 4.70
SSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. SSI: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.92  Med: 3.90 Max: 10.79
Current: 4.7
-39.92
10.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.85
SSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. SSI: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -33.2  Med: 12.16 Max: 31.99
Current: 11.85
-33.2
31.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
SSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SSI: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
60% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SSI: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
65% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SSI: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45  Med: 3.10 Max: 280.3
Current: 8.3
-45
280.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,700 sh (New)
John Keeley 89,130 sh (+59.05%)
Chuck Royce 308,473 sh (-58.94%)
Jim Simons 51,575 sh (-62.04%)
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Q3 2014

SSI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 1,062,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,607,326 sh (New)
Jim Simons 159,080 sh (+208.44%)
Chuck Royce 661,473 sh (+114.43%)
John Keeley 89,130 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,607,326 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2014

SSI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 29,294 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 51,489 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 598,503 sh (+192.52%)
John Keeley 103,570 sh (+16.20%)
Chuck Royce 453,173 sh (-31.49%)
Jim Simons 78,675 sh (-50.54%)
Steven Cohen 204,600 sh (-80.74%)
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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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Steven Cohen’s New Holding – Stage Stores Inc.
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s SAC Capital returned about 19% in 2013, Forbes reported, in spite of criminal proceedings against the firm for insider trading. The manager on Sept. 25 reported buying interest in a new stock, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks – Stage Stores Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.76
SSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. SSI: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.26  Med: 17.13 Max: 199.24
Current: 13.76
8.26
199.24
Forward P/E 13.83
SSI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. SSI: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.40
SSI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. SSI: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.28  Med: 17.14 Max: 41.6
Current: 13.4
8.28
41.6
P/B 1.19
SSI's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SSI: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.19
0.4
2.13
P/S 0.34
SSI's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. SSI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.34
0.12
0.71
PFCF 25.35
SSI's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. SSI: 25.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SSI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 16.44 Max: 94.76
Current: 25.35
2.47
94.76
POCF 6.10
SSI's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. SSI: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 6.96 Max: 31.57
Current: 6.1
1.15
31.57
EV-to-EBIT 9.08
SSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. SSI: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.5  Med: 9.80 Max: 24.1
Current: 9.08
-9.5
24.1
PEG 2.48
SSI's PEG is ranked lower than
60% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SSI: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SSI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.52 Max: 53.57
Current: 2.48
0.25
53.57
Shiller P/E 19.53
SSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 vs. SSI: 19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 23.39 Max: 86.45
Current: 19.53
5.7
86.45
Current Ratio 2.45
SSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SSI: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.43 Max: 4
Current: 2.45
0.56
4
Quick Ratio 0.29
SSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. SSI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.47 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.29
0.14
2.06
Days Inventory 148.35
SSI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 84.42 vs. SSI: 148.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 102.58  Med: 115.59 Max: 261.1
Current: 148.35
102.58
261.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.21
SSI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SSI: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.39
Current: 3.21
0.08
4.39
Dividend Payout 0.42
SSI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SSI: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.42
0.04
0.83
Dividend growth (3y) 17.10
SSI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 374 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 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 82.3
Current: 17.1
0
82.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.72
SSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SSI: 8.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.41 Max: 11.82
Current: 8.72
0.22
11.82
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
SSI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SSI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SSI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11  Med: 3.80 Max: -29.1
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.10
SSI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. SSI: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 5.28 Max: 13.23
Current: 4.1
1.22
13.23
Price/Tangible Book 1.23
SSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. SSI: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.23
0.62
2.36
Price/Projected FCF 0.83
SSI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SSI: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.78 Max: 5.03
Current: 0.83
0.2
5.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
SSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SSI: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.06 Max: 4.57
Current: 0.83
0.44
4.57
Price/Graham Number 0.85
SSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SSI: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.85
0.2
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.98
SSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SSI: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 9.80 Max: 22.3
Current: 10.98
4.2
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.75
SSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. SSI: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -23.5  Med: 14.90 Max: 70
Current: 6.75
-23.5
70

Analyst Estimate

Jan16
EPS($) 1.25
EPS without NRI($) 1.25

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
Compare:IDEXY, ARO, TJX, FRCOF, ROST » details
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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