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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
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Cash to Debt 55.34
TWMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TWMC: 55.34 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 65.37
Current: 55.34

0.05
65.37
Equity to Asset 0.67
TWMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TWMC: 0.67 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67

0.24
0.67
Interest Coverage 5.16
TWMC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.18 vs. TWMC: 5.16 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 36.48
Current: 5.16

0.67
36.48
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.59
M-Score: -2.71
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.54
TWMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TWMC: 1.54 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.59   Max: 9.39
Current: 1.54

-6.59
9.39
Net-margin (%) 0.99
TWMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. TWMC: 0.99 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.86   Max: 7.36
Current: 0.99

-7.86
7.36
ROE (%) 2.09
TWMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.77 vs. TWMC: 2.09 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.77   Max: 21.91
Current: 2.09

-28.77
21.91
ROA (%) 1.33
TWMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. TWMC: 1.33 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.54   Max: 10.74
Current: 1.33

-13.54
10.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.89
TWMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. TWMC: 5.89 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.46   Max: 64.47
Current: 5.89

-27.46
64.47
Revenue Growth (%) -16.80
TWMC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. TWMC: -16.80 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.1   Max: 16.6
Current: -16.8

-20.1
16.6
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 34.80
TWMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. TWMC: 34.80 )
TWMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 176.29
Current: 34.8

3.3
176.29
P/B 0.69
TWMC's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. TWMC: 0.69 )
TWMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.69

0.08
1.21
P/S 0.31
TWMC's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TWMC: 0.31 )
TWMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.31

0.02
0.4
PFCF 16.59
TWMC's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 148.64 vs. TWMC: 16.59 )
TWMC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 361
Current: 16.59

0.81
361
EV-to-EBIT 4.49
TWMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. TWMC: 4.49 )
TWMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 108.5
Current: 4.49

0.1
108.5
Current Ratio 3.81
TWMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. TWMC: 3.81 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 3.81
Current: 3.81

1.09
3.81
Quick Ratio 1.55
TWMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. TWMC: 1.55 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.55

0.09
1.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.76
TWMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TWMC: 1.76 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 248.76
Current: 1.76

1.38
248.76
Price/Tangible Book 0.70
TWMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. TWMC: 0.70 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.33
Current: 0.7

0.1
6.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.35
TWMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. TWMC: 0.35 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.35

0.06
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 2.26
TWMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TWMC: 2.26 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 7.27
Current: 2.26

0.16
7.27
Price/Graham Number 0.98
TWMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. TWMC: 0.98 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.16
Current: 0.98

0.29
3.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 22.30
TWMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TWMC: 22.30 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 790.8
Current: 22.3

0.9
790.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.30
TWMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. TWMC: 16.30 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -31   Max: 40.5
Current: 16.3

-31
40.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Trans World Entertainment 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. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated 358 stores totaling approximately 2.2 million square feet in the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated 304 mall-based stores, predominantly under the f.y.e. ('For Your Entertainment') brand, including: f.y.e. stores. The Company operated 290 traditional mall based stores. f.y.e. stores average about 5,800 square feet and carry a full complement of entertainment products, including video, music, electronics, trend, video games and related products. Video only stores. The Company operated 14 video only stores, under the Suncoast Motion Pictures and Saturday Matinee brands. These stores specialize in the sale of video and related accessories. They are located in large, regional shopping malls and average about 2,500 square feet. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated 54 freestanding stores predominantly under the f.y.e. brand. They carry a full complement of entertainment products, including video, music, electronics, trend, video games and related products and are located in freestanding, strip center and downtown locations. The freestanding stores average approximately 9,300 square feet. The Company operates three retail web sites including, www.fye.com, www.wherehouse.com and www.secondspin.com. The Company's business is subject to a wide array of laws and regulations. The Company's main competitors include Wal-Mart and Target, Best Buy, and Amazon. The Company's business is subject to an array of laws and regulations.
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