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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 158.00
TWMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. TWMC: 158.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.13 Max: 158
Current: 158
0.05
158
Equity to Asset 0.66
TWMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. TWMC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.66
0.24
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.93
TWMC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. TWMC: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 9.86 Max: 36.48
Current: 1.93
0.67
36.48
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.37
M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
9.01%
5.37%
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 (%) 1.23
TWMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. TWMC: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.59  Med: 2.14 Max: 9.39
Current: 1.23
-6.59
9.39
Net-margin (%) 0.68
TWMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. TWMC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.86  Med: 1.00 Max: 7.36
Current: 0.68
-7.86
7.36
ROE (%) 1.39
TWMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. TWMC: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.77  Med: 3.74 Max: 21.91
Current: 1.39
-28.77
21.91
ROA (%) 0.89
TWMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. TWMC: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.54  Med: 1.73 Max: 10.74
Current: 0.89
-13.54
10.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.75
TWMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. TWMC: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.37  Med: 14.71 Max: 64.86
Current: 4.75
-27.37
64.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.80
TWMC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TWMC: -12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.1  Med: 4.90 Max: 16.6
Current: -12.8
-20.1
16.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
TWMC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. TWMC: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.6  Med: -6.15 Max: 147.2
Current: -12.6
-67.6
147.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.00
TWMC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TWMC: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.6  Med: -10.55 Max: 68.6
Current: -5
-60.6
68.6
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Q2 2014

TWMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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TWMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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TWMC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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TWMC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 46.11
TWMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. TWMC: 46.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 16.45 Max: 176.29
Current: 46.11
3.3
176.29
Forward P/E 4.73
TWMC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. TWMC: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 44.80
TWMC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. TWMC: 44.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.31  Med: 13.97 Max: 205.67
Current: 44.8
3.31
205.67
P/B 0.65
TWMC's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. TWMC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TWMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.65
0.08
1.21
P/S 0.32
TWMC's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. TWMC: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TWMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.32
0.02
0.4
PFCF 7.10
TWMC's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. TWMC: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TWMC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 6.38 Max: 361
Current: 7.1
0.81
361
POCF 4.55
TWMC's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. TWMC: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TWMC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 4.54 Max: 111.6
Current: 4.55
0.74
111.6
EV-to-EBIT 1.84
TWMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. TWMC: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TWMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4459.2  Med: 0.40 Max: 108.5
Current: 1.84
-4459.2
108.5
Current Ratio 3.76
TWMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. TWMC: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.89 Max: 3.81
Current: 3.76
1.09
3.81
Quick Ratio 1.80
TWMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. TWMC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8
0.09
1.8
Days Inventory 230.81
TWMC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 84.42 vs. TWMC: 230.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 147.61  Med: 191.32 Max: 227.43
Current: 230.81
147.61
227.43
Days Sales Outstanding 3.71
TWMC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. TWMC: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.53 Max: 6.67
Current: 3.71
1.65
6.67

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 8.07
TWMC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
66% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. TWMC: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 8.55  Med: 12.38 Max: 109
Current: 8.07
8.55
109
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.77
TWMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. TWMC: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.03 Max: 14.14
Current: 0.77
0.13
14.14
Price/Tangible Book 0.64
TWMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. TWMC: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.65
Current: 0.64
0.1
4.65
Price/Projected FCF 0.31
TWMC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. TWMC: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.29 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.31
0.06
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 2.31
TWMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TWMC: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.39 Max: 7.27
Current: 2.31
0.16
7.27
Price/Graham Number 1.16
TWMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TWMC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.16
0.29
2.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 54.45
TWMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TWMC: 54.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 27.80 Max: 2959.9
Current: 54.45
0.9
2959.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.75
TWMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. TWMC: 8.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TWMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -61.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 32.2
Current: 8.75
-61.1
32.2

Business Description

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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, www.wherehouse.com and www.secondspin.com in a single industry segment. The Company purchases inventory from approximately 500 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.
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