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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 : 10/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
ZU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. ZU: No Debt )
ZU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.56
ZU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ZU: 0.56 )
ZU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.56

-0.43
0.68
Interest Coverage No Debt
ZU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.14 vs. ZU: No Debt )
ZU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

Z-Score: 13.37
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.59
ZU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. ZU: 1.59 )
ZU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -33.78   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.59

-33.78
1.87
Net-margin (%) 1.57
ZU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. ZU: 1.57 )
ZU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.11   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.57

-38.11
1.86
ROE (%) 7.77
ZU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. ZU: 7.77 )
ZU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.85   Max: 13.85
Current: 7.77

ROA (%) 4.69
ZU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. ZU: 4.69 )
ZU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.8   Max: 5.3
Current: 4.69

-38.8
5.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.60
ZU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. ZU: 38.60 )
ZU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -360.87   Max: 72.78
Current: 38.6

-360.87
72.78
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ZU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 390,238 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 348,142 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 600 sh (New)
John Griffin 799,811 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 10,000 sh (New)
Chris Davis 349,870 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 146,000 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

ZU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 4,487 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 302,000 sh (+106.85%)
Chase Coleman 10,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
John Griffin 135,000 sh (-83.12%)
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Q2 2014

ZU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 10,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 607,000 sh (+100.99%)
Steven Cohen 108,078 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 135,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 10,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2014

ZU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 464,486 sh (+329.77%)
Columbia Wanger 1,177,000 sh (+93.9%)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ZU

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Griffin 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$32.8 - $39.68 $ 28.73-21%0
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$32.8 - $39.68 $ 28.73-21%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$30.42 - $55.39 $ 28.73-29%10000
John Griffin 2014-03-31 Reduce -83.12%0.28%$36.08 - $72.75 $ 28.73-40%135000
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$36.08 - $72.75 $ 28.73-40%0
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$36.08 - $72.75 $ 28.73-40%0
John Griffin 2013-12-31 New Buy0.34%$34.44 - $44.52 $ 28.73-25%799811
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy0.07%$34.44 - $44.52 $ 28.73-25%390238
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$34.44 - $44.52 $ 28.73-25%349870
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Guru Investment Theses on zulily Inc

Baron Funds Comments on zulily Inc. - May 12, 2014

zulily, Inc. (ZU) operates a leading e-commerce and mobile commerce platform that sells a wide range of unique but discounted products targeted at moms and their children. Zulily's stock performed well during the first quarter on the back of its strong fourth quarter financial report. We believe Zulily's focus on providing consumers with significant savings has earned the company a loyal following. (Ashim Mehra)



From Baron Funds' first quarter 2014 letter to shareholders.



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Baron Funds Comments on zulily Inc.
zulily, Inc. (ZU) operates a leading e-commerce and mobile commerce platform that sells a wide range of unique but discounted products targeted at moms and their children. Zulily's stock performed well during the first quarter on the back of its strong fourth quarter financial report. We believe Zulily's focus on providing consumers with significant savings has earned the company a loyal following. (Ashim Mehra) Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 961.70
ZU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. ZU: 961.70 )
ZU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 946.67   Max: 1318.67
Current: 961.7

946.67
1318.67
P/B 13.87
ZU's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ZU: 13.87 )
ZU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 13.65   Max: 34.89
Current: 13.87

13.65
34.89
P/S 3.28
ZU's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ZU: 3.28 )
ZU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 8.19
Current: 3.28

3.4
8.19
PFCF 52.45
ZU's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 82.58 vs. ZU: 52.45 )
ZU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 51.64   Max: 235.83
Current: 52.45

51.64
235.83
EV-to-EBIT 192.65
ZU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. ZU: 192.65 )
ZU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 188.7   Max: 646.1
Current: 192.65

188.7
646.1
Current Ratio 2.07
ZU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ZU: 2.07 )
ZU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 3.01
Current: 2.07

1.66
3.01
Quick Ratio 1.95
ZU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ZU: 1.95 )
ZU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.95

1.49
2.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 25.99
ZU's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZU: 25.99 )
ZU' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 26.39   Max: 39.21
Current: 25.99

26.39
39.21
Price/Net Current Asset Value 22.72
ZU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZU: 22.72 )
ZU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 24.96   Max: 34.61
Current: 22.72

24.96
34.61
Price/Tangible Book 13.87
ZU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. ZU: 13.87 )
ZU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 18.75   Max: 25.74
Current: 13.87

18.75
25.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
ZU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ZU: 0.70 )
ZU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.7

0.95
1.36
Price/Graham Number 11.54
ZU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. ZU: 11.54 )
ZU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 15.6   Max: 24.85
Current: 11.54

15.6
24.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
ZU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ZU: 0.50 )
ZU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.5

0.2
0.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:ZUY.Germany
zulily Inc was incorporated in 2009 in Delaware. The Company, through its desktop and mobile websites and mobile applications, sells children's and women's clothing throughout the U.S. and UK. It sells children's apparel, women's apparel and other categories such as toys, infant gear, kitchen accessories and home decor. In January 2010 the Company launched its zulily website. The Company, through its flash sales events, offers a selection of products on a daily basis. These products are sourced from thousands of vendors, including emerging brands and smaller boutique vendors, as well as larger national brands. The Company's operations are segmented into two geographies; North America and U.K. The North America segment consists of products and services sales through the Company's North America-focused sites, including sales from the sites to customers in the United States, Canada and to other international locations through a third-party service provider. The U.K. segment consists of products and services sales through the Company's U.K.-focused sites, including sales from the sites to customers in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. As of fiscal year ended December 29, 2013 the Company's assets are primarily located in the United States. Since the Company's vendors are smaller boutique vendors they work with the Company to gain their brand awareness and generate sales. The Company's supply chain solution efficiently handles inventory turnover. The Company has built technology solutions including as e-commerce, mobile applications, and customer messaging to improve the shopping experience of its clients. The Company competes with online and offline retailers, e-commerce platforms of traditional retailers and online marketplaces such as Amazon.com, Inc., eBay Inc., Target Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. among others. The Company is subject to general business regulations and laws as well as regulations and laws specifically governing the Internet and e-commerce.
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