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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
NAS:VRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NAS:VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:VRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.79
NAS:VRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NAS:VRA: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:VRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79
0.28
0.79
Interest Coverage 93.25
NAS:VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 33.06 vs. NAS:VRA: 93.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:VRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.83  Med: 120.64 Max: 177.65
Current: 93.25
10.83
177.65
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.65
M-Score: 1.81
WACC vs ROIC
8.52%
17.11%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.76
NAS:VRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NAS:VRA: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:VRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 15.2 Max: 21.22
Current: 10.76
9.3
21.22
Net-margin (%) 6.63
NAS:VRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. NAS:VRA: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:VRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 11.83 Max: 14.96
Current: 6.63
5.48
14.96
ROE (%) 12.09
NAS:VRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. NAS:VRA: 12.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:VRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.67  Med: 42.07 Max: 64.97
Current: 12.09
9.67
64.97
ROA (%) 9.20
NAS:VRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NAS:VRA: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:VRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.27  Med: 22.46 Max: 28.46
Current: 9.2
7.27
28.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.71
NAS:VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. NAS:VRA: 24.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:VRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.1  Med: 43.52 Max: 70.01
Current: 24.71
23.1
70.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
NAS:VRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NAS:VRA: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:VRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.3 Max: 17.4
Current: -0.7
0
17.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.70
NAS:VRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:VRA: -16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:VRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.2 Max: 24.5
Current: -16.7
0
24.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.40
NAS:VRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NAS:VRA: -26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:VRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.2 Max: 13.4
Current: -26.4
0
13.4
» NAS:VRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-12-07)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 24,393 sh (+119.76%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 277,728 sh (+1.60%)
Mariko Gordon 3,566,176 sh (+0.05%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 881,500 sh (-7.73%)
Chuck Royce 363,800 sh (-21.91%)
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Q1 2016

VRA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 370,140 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 30,415 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,133,300 sh (+28.56%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 293,963 sh (+5.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 3,354,965 sh (-5.92%)
Chuck Royce 288,800 sh (-20.62%)
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Q2 2016

VRA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Richard Snow 20,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 22,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,157 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 119,088 sh (+291.54%)
Jim Simons 1,489,100 sh (+31.40%)
Chuck Royce 371,300 sh (+28.57%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 292,957 sh (-0.34%)
Mariko Gordon 3,293,198 sh (-1.84%)
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Q3 2016

VRA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 875,778 sh (+135.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 31,375 sh (+39.44%)
Richard Snow 20,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 3,279,549 sh (-0.41%)
Jim Simons 1,420,400 sh (-4.61%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 275,147 sh (-6.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,339 sh (-30.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories
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Vera Bradley Inc designs, manufactures and markets stylish functional accessories for women. Its products include handbags, accessories and travel and leisure items.

Vera Bradley Inc was incorporated in the state of Indiana on June 23, 2010. The Company is engaged in the designing, manufacturing, marketing and retailing of functional accessories for women. In the year 2010 the Company completed its initial public offering. Its products include a wide offering of handbags, accessories and travel and leisure items. The Company operates in two reportable segments: Direct and Indirect. As of January 31, 2015, the Direct segment consisted of sales of Vera Bradley products through 96 full-line stores and 29 factory outlet stores in the United States; 13 department store locations in Japan; the Company's websites, verabradley.com and verabradley.co.jp; and annual outlet sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As of January 31, 2015, the Indirect segment consisted of sales of Vera Bradley products to approximately 2,700 specialty retailers, substantially all of which are located in the United States, as well as select department stores and third party e-commerce sites. The Company offers an assortment of products that meet the customers' functional needs, including: handbags, such as purses, totes, and specialty bags; accessories, such as wallets, wristlets, smartphone cases, technology accessories, and eyewear; and travel and leisure items, such as weekend bags, duffel bags, and garment bags. The Company introduces its new patterns seasonally and with each season it introduces two to four patterns. It implements an integrated and cross-functional product development process that aligns design, market research, merchandise management, sales, marketing, and sourcing. The product development team works to ensure that new collections contains an assortment of products and styles that are in line with both fashion trends and customer needs and regularly updates classic styles. To promote the brand the Company adopts various marketing strategies including Direct Mail, Advertising, Public Relations and Product Placement, and Social Media and Online Marketing. The Company distributes the products through its Direct and Indirect segments. The Company directly competes with Coach, Nine West, Liz Claiborne, Dooney & Bourke, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, among others.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.74
VRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. VRA: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VRA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 18.2 Max: 47.94
Current: 16.74
11.52
47.94
PE(NRI) 16.74
VRA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. VRA: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VRA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.99  Med: 17.94 Max: 47.94
Current: 16.74
10.99
47.94
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.83
VRA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. VRA: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VRA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.79  Med: 14.47 Max: 65.93
Current: 17.83
7.79
65.93
P/B 1.94
VRA's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. VRA: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 4.17 Max: 31.52
Current: 1.94
1.47
31.52
P/S 1.13
VRA's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. VRA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.77 Max: 4.95
Current: 1.13
0.8
4.95
PFCF 15.22
VRA's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. VRA: 15.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 27.89 Max: 176.96
Current: 15.22
9.3
176.96
POCF 9.41
VRA's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. VRA: 9.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 13.59 Max: 61.46
Current: 9.41
5.81
61.46
EV-to-EBIT 8.36
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. VRA: 8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 10.1 Max: 38.4
Current: 8.36
7
38.4
EV-to-EBITDA 5.95
VRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. VRA: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 8.4 Max: 33.3
Current: 5.95
5.1
33.3
Current Ratio 4.97
VRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. VRA: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.79 Max: 4.97
Current: 4.97
2.24
4.97
Quick Ratio 2.84
VRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VRA: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.84
0.75
2.84
Days Inventory 185.95
VRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 106.41 vs. VRA: 185.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.5  Med: 185.63 Max: 205.29
Current: 185.95
173.5
205.29
Days Sales Outstanding 21.12
VRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 48.78 vs. VRA: 21.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.06  Med: 26.95 Max: 46.88
Current: 21.12
20.06
46.88
Days Payable 29.45
VRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 50.80 vs. VRA: 29.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.46  Med: 49.52 Max: 69.81
Current: 29.45
23.46
69.81

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
VRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. VRA: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 0.4 Max: 0
Current: 2.4
-4.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 52.68
VRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
80% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. VRA: 52.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VRA' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.92  Med: 114.3 Max: 257.27
Current: 52.68
38.92
257.27
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.62
VRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. VRA: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VRA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.83  Med: 6.96 Max: 170.94
Current: 3.62
2.83
170.94
Price/Tangible Book 1.95
VRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VRA: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.44 Max: 25.98
Current: 1.95
1.6
25.98
Price/Projected FCF 0.93
VRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VRA: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.93
0.76
1.49
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
VRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VRA: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.68
Current: 0.63
0.49
2.68
Price/Graham Number 1.21
VRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VRA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VRA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.73 Max: 7.28
Current: 1.21
1.07
7.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.01
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. VRA: 12.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 9.9 Max: 14.4
Current: 12.01
2.6
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.91
VRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. VRA: -1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 8.8 Max: 32
Current: -1.91
-2.9
32

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $505.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.88
Beta0.82
Short Percentage of Float15.25%
52-Week Range $11.10 - 20.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.59
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