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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
SSI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SSI: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SSI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.42 Max: 23.68
Current: 0.08
0.03
23.68
Equity-to-Asset 0.48
SSI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SSI: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SSI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.48
-0.36
0.77
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 2.17
Beneish M-Score: -3.20
WACC vs ROIC
4.45%
-6.13%
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 % -4.02
SSI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. SSI: -4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SSI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.02  Med: 3.32 Max: 5.81
Current: -4.02
-4.02
5.81
Net Margin % -2.63
SSI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SSI: -2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SSI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.32  Med: 1.95 Max: 3.43
Current: -2.63
-4.32
3.43
ROE % -9.39
SSI's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. SSI: -9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SSI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 6.42 Max: 9.72
Current: -9.39
-13.5
9.72
ROA % -4.26
SSI's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. SSI: -4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SSI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.99  Med: 3.72 Max: 6.26
Current: -4.26
-7.99
6.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -9.14
SSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. SSI: -9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SSI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.59  Med: 9.8 Max: 16.76
Current: -9.14
-9.59
16.76
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.30
SSI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SSI: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SSI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 4.7 Max: 47.1
Current: 2.3
-22
47.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -29.20
SSI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
91% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SSI: -29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SSI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.9  Med: 3.9 Max: 103
Current: -29.2
-48.9
103
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 701,600 sh (+11.97%)
John Buckingham 116,112 sh (+2.39%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 116,150 sh (-6.93%)
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Q2 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Buckingham 117,591 sh (+1.27%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 106,950 sh (-7.92%)
Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (-97.86%)
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Q3 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
John Buckingham 108,830 sh (-7.45%)
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Q4 2016

SSI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448190    SIC: 5651
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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.

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Ratios

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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.46
SSI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
50% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. SSI: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SSI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.44  Med: 24.95 Max: 1279.44
Current: 15.46
5.44
1279.44
PB Ratio 0.16
SSI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SSI: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SSI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.16
0.16
2.01
PS Ratio 0.04
SSI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. SSI: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SSI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.04
0.04
0.71
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 5.38
SSI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
87% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. SSI: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SSI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 16.11 Max: 79.97
Current: 5.38
3.61
79.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.62
SSI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. SSI: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SSI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 6.49 Max: 31.23
Current: 0.62
0.61
31.23
EV-to-EBITDA 6.10
SSI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
81% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. SSI: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.6 Max: 49.6
Current: 6.1
2.9
49.6
Shiller PE Ratio 5.01
SSI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. SSI: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SSI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.93  Med: 22.41 Max: 73.36
Current: 5.01
4.93
73.36
Current Ratio 2.76
SSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SSI: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 2.49 Max: 3.62
Current: 2.76
0.56
3.62
Quick Ratio 0.33
SSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SSI: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.33
0.14
1.89
Days Inventory 150.39
SSI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 91.88 vs. SSI: 150.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 108.41  Med: 115.46 Max: 150.39
Current: 150.39
108.41
150.39
Days Payable 32.52
SSI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 53.84 vs. SSI: 32.52 )
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: 39.12
Current: 32.52
25.39
39.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 30.77
SSI's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. SSI: 30.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SSI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.79 Max: 31.25
Current: 30.77
0.23
31.25
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.10
SSI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SSI: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SSI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.7 Max: 82.3
Current: 8.1
0
82.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 28.17
SSI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SSI: 28.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 57.45
SSI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. SSI: 57.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SSI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.34 Max: 58.34
Current: 57.45
0.43
58.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.40
SSI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SSI: 4.40 )
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: -2  Med: 3.9 Max: 12.4
Current: 4.4
-2
12.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.95
SSI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SSI: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SSI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 4.61 Max: 8.72
Current: 0.95
0.94
8.72
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.15
SSI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SSI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SSI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.15
0.15
2.02
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.15
SSI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SSI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SSI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.74 Max: 4.94
Current: 0.15
0.15
4.94
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.10
SSI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SSI: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SSI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.08 Max: 6.44
Current: 0.1
0.1
6.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -28.33
SSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. SSI: -28.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SSI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.45  Med: 9.3 Max: 16.9
Current: -28.33
-28.45
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.99
SSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SSI: 1.99 )
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: 10.3 Max: 56.2
Current: 1.99
-22.5
56.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,443
EPS (TTM) $ -1.40
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float53.12%
52-Week Range $1.80 - 8.64
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.27
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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