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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.79
TWMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 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 0.67
TWMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TWMC: 0.67 )
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: 0.67
0.32
0.67
WACC vs ROIC
5.49%
-3.86%
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 : 1/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.88
TWMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. TWMC: -0.88 )
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: -0.88
-6.59
7.92
Net-margin (%) -0.87
TWMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. TWMC: -0.87 )
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: -0.87
-7.86
7.36
ROE (%) -1.68
TWMC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. TWMC: -1.68 )
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: -1.68
-28.77
19.69
ROA (%) -1.09
TWMC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. TWMC: -1.09 )
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: -1.09
-13.54
10.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.85
TWMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. TWMC: -1.85 )
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: -1.85
-27.37
45.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
TWMC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TWMC: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: 2.7 Max: 16.6
Current: -9.4
-20.1
16.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -37.20
TWMC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TWMC: -37.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.8  Med: -10.3 Max: 149
Current: -37.2
-67.8
149
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -56.00
TWMC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. TWMC: -56.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TWMC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: -16.1 Max: 68.6
Current: -56
-60.6
68.6
» TWMC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-03)


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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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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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history
P/B 0.60
TWMC's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. TWMC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TWMC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.6
0.08
0.95
P/S 0.33
TWMC's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. TWMC: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TWMC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.33
0.02
0.39
PFCF 29.68
TWMC's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. TWMC: 29.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TWMC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 4.65 Max: 86.02
Current: 29.68
0.81
86.02
POCF 6.26
TWMC's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. TWMC: 6.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TWMC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 4.77 Max: 24.42
Current: 6.26
0.74
24.42
EV-to-EBITDA 196.32
TWMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. TWMC: 196.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TWMC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.3  Med: 0.6 Max: 213.3
Current: 196.32
-45.3
213.3
Days Inventory 245.76
TWMC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.52 vs. TWMC: 245.76 )
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: 245.76
Current: 245.76
173.99
245.76
Days Payable 114.59
TWMC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
86% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.13 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
77% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 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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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.84
TWMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. TWMC: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
TWMC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.87 Max: 14.14
Current: 0.84
0
14.14
Price/Tangible Book 0.62
TWMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TWMC: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TWMC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.62
0.1
5.12
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
TWMC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. TWMC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TWMC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.72
0.06
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 2.33
TWMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TWMC: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TWMC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.76 Max: 8.96
Current: 2.33
0.16
8.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.46
TWMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TWMC: -1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TWMC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.46  Med: 28.25 Max: 6985.8
Current: -1.46
-1.46
6985.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.64
TWMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. TWMC: -19.64 )
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: 13.7 Max: 38.7
Current: -19.64
-61.1
38.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $327.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.09
Beta0.20
Short Percentage of Float0.33%
52-Week Range $3.10 - 4.21
Shares Outstanding (Mil)30.35
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