Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 555.01
TWMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. TWMC: 555.01 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 555.01
Current: 555.01

0.05
555.01
Interest Coverage 5.16
TWMC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.14 vs. TWMC: 5.16 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 36.48
Current: 5.16

0.67
36.48
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.25
TWMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. TWMC: 1.25 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.59   Max: 9.39
Current: 1.25

-6.59
9.39
Net-margin (%) 0.69
TWMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. TWMC: 0.69 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.86   Max: 7.36
Current: 0.69

-7.86
7.36
ROE (%) 1.73
TWMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. TWMC: 1.73 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.77   Max: 21.91
Current: 1.73

-28.77
21.91
ROA (%) 1.12
TWMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. TWMC: 1.12 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.54   Max: 10.74
Current: 1.12

-13.54
10.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.53
TWMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. TWMC: 5.53 )
TWMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.46   Max: 64.47
Current: 5.53

-27.46
64.47
Revenue Growth (%) -16.80
TWMC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1115 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
» TWMC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TWMC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 570,300 sh (-2.51%)
» More
Q1 2014

TWMC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 575,112 sh (+0.84%)
» More
Q2 2014

TWMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 647,226 sh (+12.54%)
» More
Q3 2014

TWMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 609,200 sh (-5.88%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TWMC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)



No Guru Trades Found!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 40.90
TWMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. TWMC: 40.90 )
TWMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 176.29
Current: 40.9

3.3
176.29
P/S 0.30
TWMC's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. TWMC: 0.30 )
TWMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.3

0.02
0.4
EV-to-EBIT 4.75
TWMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. TWMC: 4.75 )
TWMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4459.2   Max: 108.5
Current: 4.75

-4459.2
108.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.41
TWMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. TWMC: 0.41 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.41

0.06
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.98
TWMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TWMC: 1.98 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 7.27
Current: 1.98

0.16
7.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 20.60
TWMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TWMC: 20.60 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 2959.9
Current: 20.6

0.9
2959.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.31
TWMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. TWMC: 15.31 )
TWMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.9   Max: 55.4
Current: 15.31

-35.9
55.4

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Compare:TSCO, AMZN, EBAY, FIVE, AZO » details
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. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 339 stores totaling approximately 2.0 million square feet in the United States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 293 mall-based stores, predominantly under the f.y.e. ("For Your Entertainment") brand, including: f.y.e. stores. The Company operated 283 traditional mall-based stores. f.y.e. stores average about 5,600 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 10 video only stores, predominately under the Suncoast Motion Pictures brand. These stores specialize in the sale of video and related accessories. They average about 2,500 square feet. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 46 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 9,200 square feet. The Company's main competitors include Wal-Mart and Target, Best Buy, and Amazon. Its business is subject to an array of laws and regulations.
» More Articles for TWMC

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: AAPL, LH, WIFI, TWMC Apr 01 2012 
Are Most Net-Nets “Uninvestable”? Feb 14 2012 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: PTP, CTFO, TWMC, FHN, WINA Oct 22 2011 
Trans World: Pre-Turnaround? Jul 14 2011 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: KAMN, TWMC, LTS Jan 15 2011 
Trans World Entertainment Corp. (TWMC) CEO Robert J Higgins buys 29,487 Shares Jan 13 2011 
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 

More From Other Websites
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Nov 21 2014
Trans World Entertainment Announces Third Quarter Results Nov 20 2014
Trans World Entertainment To Host Third Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call Nov 13 2014
Trans World Entertainment To Host Third Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call Nov 13 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers Nov 12 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Financials Sep 18 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Sep 11 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other... Sep 03 2014
Trans World Entertainment Names Michael Feurer as Chief Executive Officer Sep 03 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... Aug 22 2014
Trans World Entertainment Announces Second Quarter Results Aug 21 2014
Trans World Entertainment To Host Second Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call Aug 14 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security... Jul 08 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jun 12 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition,... May 27 2014
Trans World reports Q1 EPS (1c), one estimate 7c May 22 2014
Trans World Entertainment Announces First Quarter Results May 22 2014
Trans World Entertainment to Host First Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call May 15 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Apr 17 2014
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement,... Mar 07 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK