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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 0.08
NYSE:SSI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NYSE:SSI: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:SSI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.35 Max: 250.72
Current: 0.08
0.02
250.72
Equity to Asset 0.39
NYSE:SSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NYSE:SSI: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:SSI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.39  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.39
-0.39
0.79
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.04
M-Score: -2.91
WACC vs ROIC
7.71%
-1.37%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.08
NYSE:SSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NYSE:SSI: -1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.21  Med: 3.7 Max: 5.99
Current: -1.08
-3.21
5.99
Net-margin (%) -0.68
NYSE:SSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NYSE:SSI: -0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.32  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.57
Current: -0.68
-4.32
3.57
ROE (%) -2.41
NYSE:SSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. NYSE:SSI: -2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 6.75 Max: 10.31
Current: -2.41
-13.5
10.31
ROA (%) -1.07
NYSE:SSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. NYSE:SSI: -1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.99  Med: 3.91 Max: 7.11
Current: -1.07
-7.99
7.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.46
NYSE:SSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. NYSE:SSI: -2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.84  Med: 10.67 Max: 19.58
Current: -2.46
-7.84
19.58
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
NYSE:SSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NYSE:SSI: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.9  Med: 5.7 Max: 103
Current: -12.4
-48.9
103
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -54.90
NYSE:SSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NYSE:SSI: -54.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:SSI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.9  Med: 3.05 Max: 278.6
Current: -54.9
-54.9
278.6
» NYSE:SSI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SSI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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John Buckingham 113,397 sh (+20.83%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Q2 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (-97.86%)
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Q3 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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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 operates specialty department stores. Its merchandise assortment is a well-edited selection of moderately priced brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and home goods.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.35
SSI's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. SSI: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.35
0.31
2.01
P/S 0.08
SSI's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SSI: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.71
POCF 1.81
SSI's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. SSI: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 6.68 Max: 31.23
Current: 1.81
1.19
31.23
EV-to-EBITDA 6.01
SSI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. SSI: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.5 Max: 49.6
Current: 6.01
2.9
49.6
Shiller P/E 8.51
SSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. SSI: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.18  Med: 22.85 Max: 73.36
Current: 8.51
8.18
73.36
Current Ratio 2.36
SSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SSI: 2.36 )
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: 2.36
0.56
4
Quick Ratio 0.29
SSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SSI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.41 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.29
0.14
2.06
Days Inventory 164.20
SSI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.73 vs. SSI: 164.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.58  Med: 111.78 Max: 164.2
Current: 164.2
102.58
164.2
Days Payable 67.51
SSI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.84 vs. SSI: 67.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SSI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.39  Med: 33.82 Max: 67.51
Current: 67.51
25.39
67.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 13.45
SSI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SSI: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.72 Max: 14.05
Current: 13.45
0.17
14.05
Dividend Growth (3y) 15.10
SSI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SSI: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 82.3
Current: 15.1
0
82.3
Forward Dividend Yield 13.54
SSI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SSI: 13.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 31.03
SSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. SSI: 31.03 )
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: 0.39  Med: 3.97 Max: 32.42
Current: 31.03
0.39
32.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.30
SSI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SSI: 5.30 )
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: -20.7  Med: 2.8 Max: 12.4
Current: 5.3
-20.7
12.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.48
SSI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SSI: 3.48 )
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: 4.99 Max: 13.23
Current: 3.48
1.22
13.23
Price/Tangible Book 0.34
SSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SSI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.23
Current: 0.34
0.32
2.23
Price/Projected FCF 0.36
SSI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SSI: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SSI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.76 Max: 4.94
Current: 0.36
0.2
4.94
Price/Median PS Value 0.22
SSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SSI: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.12 Max: 5.04
Current: 0.22
0.21
5.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.64
SSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. SSI: -4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.71  Med: 9.5 Max: 16.9
Current: -4.64
-4.71
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -12.24
SSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SSI: -12.24 )
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: -22.5  Med: 15.7 Max: 56.2
Current: -12.24
-22.5
56.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,491
EPS (TTM) $ -0.49
Beta1.39
Short Percentage of Float49.24%
52-Week Range $4.25 - 9.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.27

Analyst Estimate

Jan17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.08
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.08
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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