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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
VRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.22 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.75
VRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VRA: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.75
0.28
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 120.05 vs. VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.83  Med: 83.85 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
10.83
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.80
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
14.99%
16.42%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.48
VRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. VRA: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.4  Med: 15.82 Max: 20.87
Current: 9.48
11.4
20.87
Net-margin (%) 5.56
VRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. VRA: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.55  Med: 12.57 Max: 14.96
Current: 5.56
7.55
14.96
ROE (%) 10.15
VRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. VRA: 10.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.25  Med: 52.40 Max: 64.97
Current: 10.15
14.25
64.97
ROA (%) 7.75
VRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. VRA: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 10.81  Med: 26.45 Max: 28.46
Current: 7.75
10.81
28.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.98
VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.65 vs. VRA: 22.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 30.47  Med: 54.15 Max: 91.54
Current: 22.98
30.47
91.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
VRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VRA: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.45 Max: 17.9
Current: 3.3
0
17.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
VRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. VRA: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.15 Max: 23.3
Current: -9.3
0
23.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.20
VRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VRA: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.70 Max: 11.7
Current: -11.2
0
11.7
» VRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

VRA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Richard Snow 85,000 sh (+282.88%)
Mariko Gordon 3,680,242 sh (+24.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,546,571 sh (-0.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 778,320 sh (-3.73%)
Jim Simons 46,000 sh (-81.75%)
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Q4 2014

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 852,028 sh (+9.47%)
Mariko Gordon 3,662,688 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 3,662,688 sh (-0.48%)
Richard Snow 65,000 sh (-23.53%)
Chuck Royce 760,732 sh (-50.81%)
Jim Simons 18,300 sh (-60.22%)
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Q1 2015

VRA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 129,767 sh (New)
Jim Simons 414,800 sh (+2166.67%)
Richard Snow 65,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 832,805 sh (-2.26%)
Mariko Gordon 3,572,585 sh (-2.46%)
Chuck Royce 702,132 sh (-7.70%)
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Q2 2015

VRA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 146,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,205,500 sh (+190.62%)
James Barrow 249,052 sh (+91.92%)
Mariko Gordon 3,662,040 sh (+2.50%)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Chuck Royce 605,295 sh (-13.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 86,242 sh (-89.64%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.16
VRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. VRA: 15.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VRA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.53  Med: 18.67 Max: 47.81
Current: 15.16
11.53
47.81
Forward P/E 11.26
VRA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. VRA: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.70
VRA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. VRA: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VRA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.52  Med: 18.35 Max: 47.94
Current: 13.7
11.52
47.94
P/B 1.50
VRA's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. VRA: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 4.85 Max: 31.63
Current: 1.5
1.39
31.63
P/S 0.85
VRA's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. VRA: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.89 Max: 5.08
Current: 0.85
0.76
5.08
PFCF 12.02
VRA's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 21.23 vs. VRA: 12.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VRA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.3  Med: 27.22 Max: 170.64
Current: 12.02
9.3
170.64
POCF 5.60
VRA's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. VRA: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VRA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.09  Med: 15.22 Max: 65.95
Current: 5.6
5.09
65.95
EV-to-EBIT 6.66
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.73 vs. VRA: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4  Med: 10.50 Max: 38.4
Current: 6.66
6.4
38.4
PEG 1.78
VRA's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. VRA: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VRA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.08 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.78
0.57
4.86
Shiller P/E 7.61
VRA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.15 vs. VRA: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VRA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.95  Med: 10.39 Max: 14.11
Current: 7.61
6.95
14.11
Current Ratio 4.29
VRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VRA: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.46 Max: 4.73
Current: 4.29
2.24
4.73
Quick Ratio 2.56
VRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VRA: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.56
0.75
2.69
Days Inventory 167.54
VRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 102.60 vs. VRA: 167.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 173.5  Med: 184.93 Max: 205.29
Current: 167.54
173.5
205.29
Days Sales Outstanding 19.19
VRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 48.99 vs. VRA: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 20.06  Med: 30.17 Max: 46.88
Current: 19.19
20.06
46.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 95.18
VRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
93% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. VRA: 95.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 38.92  Med: 114.30 Max: 257.27
Current: 95.18
38.92
257.27
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.59
VRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. VRA: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.52  Med: 8.90 Max: 170.94
Current: 2.59
3.52
170.94
Price/Tangible Book 1.52
VRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. VRA: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.28 Max: 26.01
Current: 1.52
2.07
26.01
Price/Projected FCF 0.66
VRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VRA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.66
0.9
1.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.45
VRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VRA: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.57
Current: 0.45
0.61
2.57
Price/Graham Number 0.98
VRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VRA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.98 Max: 7.48
Current: 0.98
1.33
7.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.98
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. VRA: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 9.50 Max: 16.85
Current: 14.98
2.6
16.85
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.43
VRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. VRA: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VRA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 11.3  Med: 15.30 Max: 32
Current: 15.43
11.3
32

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories
Compare:BIIB, AMGN, SGP, SHR, CVM, IMGN » details
Traded in other countries:ELI.Germany,
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.
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