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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
VRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.64 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.76
VRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. VRA: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76
0.31
0.76
Interest Coverage 158.54
VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 37.99 vs. VRA: 158.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.83  Med: 157.42 Max: 177.65
Current: 158.54
10.83
177.65
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 5.42
Beneish M-Score: -3.20
WACC vs ROIC
8.60%
10.51%
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 % 5.81
VRA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. VRA: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 14.57 Max: 21.22
Current: 5.81
5.81
21.22
Net Margin % 4.07
VRA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. VRA: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.07  Med: 11.08 Max: 14.96
Current: 4.07
4.07
14.96
ROE % 7.00
VRA's ROE % is ranked higher than
50% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. VRA: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.94  Med: 40.85 Max: 64.97
Current: 7
6.94
64.97
ROA % 5.39
VRA's ROA % is ranked higher than
62% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. VRA: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 19.23 Max: 28.46
Current: 5.39
5.24
28.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.83
VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. VRA: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.83  Med: 42.76 Max: 70.01
Current: 13.83
13.83
70.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.20
VRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. VRA: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.75 Max: 17.4
Current: 0.2
0
17.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -22.10
VRA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. VRA: -22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.95 Max: 24.5
Current: -22.1
0
24.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -29.00
VRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. VRA: -29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -18.8 Max: 13.4
Current: -29
0
13.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-08 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2016

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 13,800 sh (New)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 274,787 sh (-0.13%)
Mariko Gordon 3,267,487 sh (-0.37%)
Jim Simons 1,392,850 sh (-1.94%)
Chuck Royce 771,078 sh (-11.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 53,290 sh (-36.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories    NAICS: 316992    SIC: 3171
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Traded in other countries:ELI.Germany,
Vera Bradley Inc designs, manufactures and markets stylish functional accessories for women. Its products include handbags, accessories and travel and leisure items.

Vera Bradley designs women's handbags, travel items, and accessories. Each category comprises a substantial component of total sales, with the bags category comprising the most. Most of the company's sales are made directly to customers through Vera Bradley's retail stores and e-commerce sites. The company also has a substantial wholesale business selling to specialty retail and department stores. Almost all company sales are in the United States. Vera Bradley uses third-party manufacturers in Asia to produce its product, and the company distributes the product through its distribution center in Indiana.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 17.12
VRA's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. VRA: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 18.26 Max: 47.94
Current: 17.12
11.52
47.94
PE Ratio without NRI 17.12
VRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
58% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.19 vs. VRA: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VRA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.99  Med: 18.18 Max: 47.94
Current: 17.12
10.99
47.94
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.73
VRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
65% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.19 vs. VRA: 12.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VRA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.79  Med: 14.01 Max: 65.93
Current: 12.73
7.79
65.93
PB Ratio 1.21
VRA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. VRA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 4.02 Max: 31.52
Current: 1.21
1.09
31.52
PS Ratio 0.67
VRA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. VRA: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.75 Max: 4.95
Current: 0.67
0.64
4.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.41
VRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. VRA: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 22.71 Max: 176.96
Current: 7.41
6.96
176.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.06
VRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. VRA: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 13.26 Max: 61.46
Current: 5.06
4.77
61.46
EV-to-EBIT 7.52
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. VRA: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.78  Med: 10 Max: 38.4
Current: 7.52
6.78
38.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.44
VRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
92% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. VRA: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 8.3 Max: 33.3
Current: 4.44
4.01
33.3
Current Ratio 4.09
VRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. VRA: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.76 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.09
2.24
4.53
Quick Ratio 2.45
VRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VRA: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.45
0.89
2.69
Days Inventory 181.40
VRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 108.06 vs. VRA: 181.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.5  Med: 187.7 Max: 205.29
Current: 181.4
173.5
205.29
Days Sales Outstanding 17.51
VRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 48.56 vs. VRA: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.51  Med: 23.72 Max: 46.88
Current: 17.51
17.51
46.88
Days Payable 56.72
VRA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 54.04 vs. VRA: 56.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.46  Med: 50.05 Max: 69.81
Current: 56.72
23.46
69.81

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.10
VRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. VRA: 3.10 )
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: 1.4 Max: 0
Current: 3.1
-4.6
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 12.23
VRA's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
54% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. VRA: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
VRA' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.46  Med: 38.92 Max: 246.33
Current: 12.23
11.46
246.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.98
VRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. VRA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VRA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 5.77 Max: 74.78
Current: 1.98
1.86
74.78
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.16
VRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. VRA: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.83 Max: 21.66
Current: 1.16
1.09
21.66
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.54
VRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. VRA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VRA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.54
0.51
1.13
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.39
VRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VRA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.39
0.37
1.94
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.94
VRA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VRA: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VRA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.66 Max: 5.15
Current: 0.94
0.88
5.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.36
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. VRA: 13.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 10 Max: 14.77
Current: 13.36
2.6
14.77
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.14
VRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. VRA: -0.14 )
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: -3.8  Med: 5.8 Max: 32
Current: -0.14
-3.8
32

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $485.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.53
Beta0.80
Short Percentage of Float25.00%
52-Week Range $8.40 - 20.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.21
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