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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.79
TWMC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. TWMC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TWMC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 3.5 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.79
Equity-to-Asset 0.60
TWMC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TWMC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TWMC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.6
0.32
0.67
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.22
WACC vs ROIC
3.48%
4.68%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -0.85
TWMC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. TWMC: -0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TWMC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.59  Med: 1.01 Max: 7.92
Current: -0.85
-6.59
7.92
Net Margin % 1.47
TWMC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. TWMC: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TWMC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.86  Med: 0.45 Max: 7.36
Current: 1.47
-7.86
7.36
ROE % 2.73
TWMC's ROE % is ranked lower than
62% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. TWMC: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TWMC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.77  Med: 1.16 Max: 19.69
Current: 2.73
-28.77
19.69
ROA % 1.74
TWMC's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. TWMC: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TWMC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.54  Med: 0.63 Max: 10.74
Current: 1.74
-13.54
10.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.51
TWMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.28 vs. TWMC: -1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TWMC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.37  Med: 3.49 Max: 45.43
Current: -1.51
-27.37
45.43
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.40
TWMC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TWMC: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TWMC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: 2.7 Max: 16.6
Current: -9.4
-20.1
16.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -37.20
TWMC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TWMC: -37.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TWMC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.8  Med: -10.3 Max: 149
Current: -37.2
-67.8
149
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -56.00
TWMC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TWMC: -56.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TWMC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: -16.1 Max: 68.6
Current: -56
-60.6
68.6
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 512290    SIC: 5735
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Trans World Entertainment Corp is a specialty retailer of entertainment software, including music, video, video games and related products in the United States. It operates a chain of retail entertainment stores and e-commerce sites.

Trans World Entertainment Corp was incorporated in New York in 1972. The Company operates retail stores and three e-commerce sites and is one of the specialty retailers of entertainment products, including; video, music, electronics, trend, video games and related products in the United States. It operates a chain of retail entertainment stores and e-commerce sites, www.fye.com and www.secondspin.com in a single industry segment. The Company purchases inventory from suppliers including Twentieth Century Fox Video, Paramount Home Entertainment, RED Distribution, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Music Group Distribution, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Warner Home Video and Warner, Elektra, Atlantic Corp Group. It makes use of visual displays including in-store signage and external banners. It uses a mass-media marketing program, including newspaper and radio advertisements, as well as sending email blasts and social networking. Its trademarks include for your entertainment, Suncoast Motion Pictures and Saturday Matinee. The Company's business is subject to an array of laws and regulations.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 17.66
TWMC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. TWMC: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TWMC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 20.53 Max: 123.23
Current: 17.66
3.19
123.23
PE Ratio without NRI 17.66
TWMC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. TWMC: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TWMC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 26.14 Max: 473
Current: 17.66
3.19
473
PB Ratio 0.50
TWMC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. TWMC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TWMC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.5
0.08
0.95
PS Ratio 0.28
TWMC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. TWMC: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TWMC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.28
0.02
0.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.85
TWMC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. TWMC: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 4.72 Max: 33.36
Current: 22.85
0.74
33.36
Current Ratio 2.08
TWMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. TWMC: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TWMC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.81
Current: 2.08
1.41
3.81
Quick Ratio 0.22
TWMC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. TWMC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TWMC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.36 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.22
0.09
1.8
Days Inventory 245.73
TWMC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 88.95 vs. TWMC: 245.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TWMC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.99  Med: 220.65 Max: 245.73
Current: 245.73
173.99
245.73
Days Payable 114.59
TWMC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
85% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 vs. TWMC: 114.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TWMC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.27  Med: 102.71 Max: 117.47
Current: 114.59
86.27
117.47

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
TWMC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. TWMC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TWMC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: -0.2 Max: 8.7
Current: 0.9
-21.3
8.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.83
TWMC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. TWMC: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.88 Max: 14.14
Current: 1.83
0.13
14.14
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.79
TWMC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. TWMC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.66 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.79
0.1
5.12
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.31
TWMC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. TWMC: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.31
0.06
1.22
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.82
TWMC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TWMC: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.76 Max: 6.91
Current: 1.82
0.16
6.91
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.79
TWMC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. TWMC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TWMC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.82
Current: 0.79
0.29
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.69
TWMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. TWMC: -1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TWMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.72  Med: 27.8 Max: 6985.8
Current: -1.69
-1.72
6985.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -11.67
TWMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. TWMC: -11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TWMC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.1  Med: 12.2 Max: 38.7
Current: -11.67
-61.1
38.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $324.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.15
Beta-0.09
Short Percentage of Float0.30%
52-Week Range $2.60 - 4.21
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.12
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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: MON, AUMN, TWMC Oct 25 2010 
Trans World Entertainment Corp. (TWMC) CEO Robert J Higgins buys 7,300 Shares Oct 19 2010 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BFS, CHSP, WINA, DMND, TWMC Oct 17 2010 
Trans World Entertainment Corp. (TWMC) CEO Robert J Higgins buys 11,800 Shares Oct 14 2010 

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