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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
SSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SSI: 0.24 )
SSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset 0.53
SSI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SSI: 0.53 )
SSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.39   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.53

-0.39
0.79
Interest Coverage 9.77
SSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 33.71 vs. SSI: 9.77 )
SSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 9999.99
Current: 9.77

1.37
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.37
M-Score: -2.76
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.32
SSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. SSI: 1.32 )
SSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.63   Max: 9.91
Current: 1.32

-14.63
9.91
Net-margin (%) 0.39
SSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. SSI: 0.39 )
SSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.13   Max: 6.12
Current: 0.39

-25.13
6.12
ROE (%) 1.40
SSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. SSI: 1.40 )
SSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -435.6   Max: 43.98
Current: 1.4

-435.6
43.98
ROA (%) 0.73
SSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. SSI: 0.73 )
SSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.92   Max: 10.79
Current: 0.73

-39.92
10.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.66
SSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. SSI: 3.66 )
SSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -33.2   Max: 24.31
Current: 3.66

-33.2
24.31
Revenue Growth (%) 9.30
SSI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SSI: 9.30 )
SSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 47.2
Current: 9.3

-22
47.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.30
SSI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SSI: -2.30 )
SSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.1   Max: 103.9
Current: -2.3

-49.1
103.9
EPS Growth (%) -19.30
SSI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SSI: -19.30 )
SSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -45   Max: 280.3
Current: -19.3

-45
280.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SSI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 28,010 sh (+13.82%)
Chuck Royce 104,978 sh (-0.28%)
Steven Cohen 1,916,696 sh (-26.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,500 sh (-47.62%)
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Q4 2013

SSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 866,209 sh (+725.13%)
John Keeley 55,240 sh (+97.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 658,542 sh (-65.64%)
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Q1 2014

SSI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 135,875 sh (New)
John Keeley 56,040 sh (+1.45%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 751,300 sh (-13.27%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SSI

(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
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 59.05%0.01%$17.8 - $25 $ 16.87-16%89130
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 97.22%0.01%$18.88 - $22.6 $ 16.87-19%55240
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 22.99%$22.19 - $29.32 $ 16.87-34%24610
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$13.04 - $16.84 $ 16.8718%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 21.69%$11.22 - $16.4 $ 16.8719%15710
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -51.76%0.03%$12.93 - $19.03 $ 16.875%12810
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0028%$12.93 - $19.03 $ 16.875%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 94.40
SSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. SSI: 94.40 )
SSI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.26   Max: 199.24
Current: 94.4

8.26
199.24
P/B 1.20
SSI's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SSI: 1.20 )
SSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.2

0.4
2.13
P/S 0.30
SSI's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SSI: 0.30 )
SSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.3

0.12
0.8
EV-to-EBIT 29.22
SSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. SSI: 29.22 )
SSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 40.3
Current: 29.22

-9.5
40.3
PEG 16.31
SSI's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SSI: 16.31 )
SSI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 53.57
Current: 16.31

0.36
53.57
Shiller P/E 44.80
SSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.15 vs. SSI: 44.80 )
SSI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 86.45
Current: 44.8

5.7
86.45
Current Ratio 2.69
SSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SSI: 2.69 )
SSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4
Current: 2.69

0.56
4
Quick Ratio 0.38
SSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SSI: 0.38 )
SSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.06
Current: 0.38

0.14
2.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.00
SSI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. SSI: 3.00 )
SSI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 4.39
Current: 3

0.08
4.39
Dividend Payout 1.42
SSI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. SSI: 1.42 )
SSI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.83
Current: 1.42

0.04
0.83
Dividend growth (3y) 23.90
SSI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SSI: 23.90 )
SSI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 82.3
Current: 23.9

0
82.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.79
SSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SSI: 8.79 )
SSI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 12.87
Current: 8.79

0.23
12.87
Share Buyback Rate 5.30
SSI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SSI: 5.30 )
SSI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11   Max: -29.1
Current: 5.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
SSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. SSI: 1.20 )
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.2

0.62
2.36
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
SSI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. SSI: 0.90 )
SSI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 5.03
Current: 0.9

0.2
5.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
SSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SSI: 0.80 )
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 4.31
Current: 0.8

0.41
4.31
Price/Graham Number 2.20
SSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. SSI: 2.20 )
SSI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.55
Current: 2.2

0.2
2.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
SSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SSI: 3.50 )
SSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 22.3
Current: 3.5

2.5
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.82
SSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. SSI: 5.82 )
SSI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.4   Max: 63.7
Current: 5.82

-24.4
63.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Stage Stores, Inc., is a Houston, Texas-based retailer formed in 1988. The Company operates both department stores and off-price stores. Its department stores, which operate under the Bealls, Goody's, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage nameplates, offer moderately priced, nationally recognized brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear for the entire family. Its off-price stores, which are called Steele's, offer brand name family apparel, accessories, shoes and home décor at significant savings to department store prices. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated approximately 864 stores located in 40 states. The Company also offers its merchandise direct-to-consumer through its eCommerce website and Send program. The eCommerce website features similar merchandise categories to those found in the Company's stores as well as a broader assortment of home and gift merchandise, fashion apparel, accessories, shoes, cosmetics, fragrances and electronics. The Send program allows customers to have merchandise shipped directly to their homes from another store if their size or color is not available in a local store. It faces competition from local retailers, small regional chains and to a lesser extent, national department stores. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local government laws and regulations including, but not limited to, tax laws.
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