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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
92% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 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: 5000.31 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.75
VRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. VRA: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.75
0.28
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 35.85 vs. VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.83  Med: 83.85 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
10.83
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.99
M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
8.00%
15.67%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.43
VRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. VRA: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 15.82 Max: 20.87
Current: 9.43
11.4
20.87
Net-margin (%) 5.82
VRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VRA: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.55  Med: 12.57 Max: 14.96
Current: 5.82
7.55
14.96
ROE (%) 10.62
VRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. VRA: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.25  Med: 52.40 Max: 64.97
Current: 10.62
14.25
64.97
ROA (%) 7.97
VRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. VRA: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.81  Med: 26.45 Max: 28.46
Current: 7.97
10.81
28.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.57
VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. VRA: 21.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.47  Med: 54.15 Max: 91.54
Current: 21.57
30.47
91.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
VRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 611 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 Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
69% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VRA: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
66% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VRA: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.75 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

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

Paul Tudor Jones 24,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 146,600 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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Q3 2015

VRA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 194,900 sh (+32.95%)
James Barrow 273,367 sh (+9.76%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 3,564,235 sh (-2.67%)
Jim Simons 955,300 sh (-20.75%)
Chuck Royce 465,900 sh (-23.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,100 sh (-53.94%)
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Q4 2015

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 277,728 sh (+1.60%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.02
VRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. VRA: 19.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VRA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.53  Med: 18.72 Max: 47.81
Current: 19.02
11.53
47.81
Forward P/E 11.26
VRA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. VRA: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.02
VRA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. VRA: 19.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VRA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 18.35 Max: 47.94
Current: 19.02
11.52
47.94
P/B 2.03
VRA's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. VRA: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 4.44 Max: 31.63
Current: 2.03
1.47
31.63
P/S 1.12
VRA's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. VRA: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.08
Current: 1.12
0.8
5.08
PFCF 61.96
VRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 vs. VRA: 61.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 28.39 Max: 170.64
Current: 61.96
9.3
170.64
POCF 12.05
VRA's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. VRA: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 14.17 Max: 65.95
Current: 12.05
5.78
65.95
EV-to-EBIT 10.19
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.22 vs. VRA: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 10.40 Max: 38.4
Current: 10.19
7.2
38.4
EV-to-EBITDA 7.23
VRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. VRA: 7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 8.60 Max: 33.3
Current: 7.23
5.1
33.3
PEG 2.56
VRA's PEG is ranked lower than
67% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VRA: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VRA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.07 Max: 15.8
Current: 2.56
0.57
15.8
Current Ratio 4.41
VRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. VRA: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.73 Max: 4.73
Current: 4.41
2.24
4.73
Quick Ratio 2.29
VRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. VRA: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.29
0.75
2.69
Days Inventory 168.09
VRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 107.80 vs. VRA: 168.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.5  Med: 184.93 Max: 205.29
Current: 168.09
173.5
205.29
Days Sales Outstanding 27.65
VRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 53.03 vs. VRA: 27.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.06  Med: 30.17 Max: 46.88
Current: 27.65
20.06
46.88
Days Payable 33.41
VRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 56.03 vs. VRA: 33.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.28  Med: 50.05 Max: 69.81
Current: 33.41
23.28
69.81

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.51
VRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. VRA: 3.51 )
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: 7.58 Max: 170.94
Current: 3.51
2.83
170.94
Price/Tangible Book 1.98
VRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. VRA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.55 Max: 26.01
Current: 1.98
1.6
26.01
Price/Projected FCF 0.99
VRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. VRA: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.99
0.76
1.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.61
VRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. VRA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.61
0.47
2.64
Price/Graham Number 1.28
VRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. VRA: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VRA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.87 Max: 7.48
Current: 1.28
1.05
7.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.93
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VRA: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 9.65 Max: 13.9
Current: 9.93
2.6
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.53
VRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. VRA: 5.53 )
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: 2.5  Med: 14.10 Max: 32
Current: 5.53
2.5
32

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $501
EPS $ 0.75
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float60.34%
52-Week Range $9.21 - 20.27
Shares Outstanding(Mil)37.98

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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories
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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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