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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
VRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. VRA: No Debt )
VRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.75
VRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. VRA: 0.75 )
VRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.75

0.28
0.75
Interest Coverage 162.22
VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 58.82 vs. VRA: 162.22 )
VRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.83   Max: 162.22
Current: 162.22

10.83
162.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 12.46
M-Score: -2.54
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 20.35
VRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. VRA: 20.35 )
VRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 20.87
Current: 20.35

11.4
20.87
Net-margin (%) 12.73
VRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. VRA: 12.73 )
VRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.92   Max: 14.96
Current: 12.73

9.92
14.96
ROE (%) 35.45
VRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. VRA: 35.45 )
VRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 35.45   Max: 71.82
Current: 35.45

35.45
71.82
ROA (%) 24.83
VRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. VRA: 24.83 )
VRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 15.79   Max: 28.11
Current: 24.83

15.79
28.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 51.64
VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.45 vs. VRA: 51.64 )
VRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.86   Max: 62.57
Current: 51.64

23.86
62.57
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

VRA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 2,131,214 sh (+190.62%)
Chase Coleman 624,434 sh (+127.07%)
Scott Black 21,280 sh (+4.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Richard Snow 223,490 sh (-9.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,529 sh (-38.44%)
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Q2 2013

VRA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 3,169,895 sh (+48.74%)
Chase Coleman 907,400 sh (+45.32%)
Scott Black 19,665 sh (-7.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,378 sh (-9.55%)
Richard Snow 187,860 sh (-15.94%)
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Q3 2013

VRA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 185,504 sh (+810.32%)
Chuck Royce 3,902,523 sh (+23.11%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Chase Coleman 790,884 sh (-12.84%)
Richard Snow 46,395 sh (-75.3%)
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Q4 2013

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Richard Snow 69,355 sh (+49.49%)
Chuck Royce 4,490,387 sh (+15.06%)
Chase Coleman 790,884 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 118,524 sh (-36.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VRA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -36.11%0.04%$20.15 - $25.36 $ 27.8922%118524
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 810.32%0.11%$18.85 - $24.9 $ 27.8931%185504
Scott Black 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$18.85 - $24.9 $ 27.8931%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -38.44%0.02%$22.59 - $26.65 $ 27.8914%22529
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -49.85%0.06%$23.14 - $30.5 $ 27.894%36599
Scott Black 2012-09-30 New Buy0.07%$19.81 - $26.79 $ 27.8925%20425
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.12%$19.38 - $31.5 $ 27.8912%76434
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 17.70
VRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. VRA: 17.70 )
VRA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.53   Max: 47.81
Current: 17.7

11.53
47.81
P/B 4.70
VRA's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. VRA: 4.70 )
VRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 31.63
Current: 4.7

3.54
31.63
P/S 2.12
VRA's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. VRA: 2.12 )
VRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 5.08
Current: 2.12

1.41
5.08
PFCF 25.20
VRA's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. VRA: 25.20 )
VRA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.25   Max: 170.64
Current: 25.2

14.25
170.64
EV-to-EBIT 10.50
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.28 vs. VRA: 10.50 )
VRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 38.4
Current: 10.5

7.2
38.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 25.80
VRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. VRA: 25.80 )
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 20.51   Max: 56.2
Current: 25.8

20.51
56.2
Price/Tangible Book 4.80
VRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VRA: 4.80 )
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 26.01
Current: 4.8

3.81
26.01
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
VRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VRA: 1.00 )
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 2.28
Current: 1

0.78
2.28
Price/Graham Number 1.90
VRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VRA: 1.90 )
VRA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 7.48
Current: 1.9

1.54
7.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. VRA: 9.50 )
VRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 13.9
Current: 9.5

2.6
13.9

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. is and Indiana Corporation. The Company is a designer, producer, marketer and retailer of stylish and highly-functional accessories for women. The Company's products include a wide offering of handbags, accessories and travel and leisure items. The Company's brand vision is accessible luxury that inspires a casual, fun and family-oriented lifestyle. It has positioned its brand to highlight the high quality, distinctive and vibrant styling and functional design of its products. The Company's broad product offerings enable its customers to express their personal style in all aspects of their lives, whether at the beach, a weekend getaway, school or work. It generates net revenues by selling products through two reportable segments: Indirect and Direct. It operates approximately 28 full-price stores in 19 states throughout the U.S. The Company's trademarks include 'Vera Bradley.' Many of its imported products are subject to existing or potential duties, tariffs or quotas that may limit the quantity of products that it might import into the U.S. and other countries or impact the cost of such products.

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