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New York & Co Inc (NYSE:NWY)
Beneish M-Score
-3.07 (As of Today)

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.

New York & Co Inc has a M-score of -3.07 suggests that the company is not a manipulator.

NWY' s Beneish M-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.57   Max: -2.23
Current: -3.07

-4.57
-2.23

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of New York & Co Inc was -2.23. The lowest was -4.57. And the median was -2.97.


Definition

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Z-Score) or business trend (F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of New York & Co Inc for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * 1.0422+0.528 * 0.983+0.404 * 0.7492+0.892 * 1.0169+0.115 * 1.1147
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * 0.9763+4.679 * -0.1164-0.327 * 1.0289
=-3.07

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

This Year (Apr16) TTM:Last Year (Apr15) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $17.0 Mil.
Revenue was 216.038 + 271.272 + 219.75 + 235.696 = $942.8 Mil.
Gross Profit was 59.887 + 69.78 + 63.695 + 67.133 = $260.5 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $187.3 Mil.
Total Assets was $290.3 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $86.1 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $23.7 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $269.8 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $147.5 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $12.1 Mil.
Net Income was -5.716 + 0.084 + -5.336 + -0.146 = $-11.1 Mil.
Non Operating Income was 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = $0.0 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was -11.574 + 22.701 + -7.883 + 19.433 = $22.7 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $16.1 Mil.
Revenue was 223.39 + 267.359 + 210.314 + 226.066 = $927.1 Mil.
Gross Profit was 64.247 + 68.376 + 57.277 + 61.918 = $251.8 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $188.0 Mil.
Total Assets was $295.6 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $84.7 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $26.8 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $271.7 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $145.0 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $12.9 Mil.



1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of days’ sales in receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(17.011 / 942.756) / (16.051 / 927.129)
=0.01804391 / 0.01731259
=1.0422

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(251.818 / 927.129) / (260.495 / 942.756)
=0.27161053 / 0.27631222
=0.983

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than plant, property and equipment to total assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (187.279 + 86.136) / 290.26) / (1 - (187.956 + 84.703) / 295.554)
=0.05803418 / 0.07746469
=0.7492

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of sales in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=942.756 / 927.129
=1.0169

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of depreciation in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(26.792 / (26.792 + 84.703)) / (23.671 / (23.671 + 86.136))
=0.24029777 / 0.21556913
=1.1147

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of SGA expenses in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(269.753 / 942.756) / (271.72 / 927.129)
=0.28613236 / 0.2930768
=0.9763

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to total assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((12.115 + 147.45) / 290.26) / ((12.949 + 144.962) / 295.554)
=0.54973128 / 0.53428815
=1.0289

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-11.114 - 0 - 22.677) / 290.26
=-0.1164

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

New York & Co Inc has a M-score of -3.07 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator.


Related Terms

Altman Z-Score, Piotroski F-Score, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Current Assets, Total Assets, Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Selling, General & Admin. Expense, Total Current Liabilities, Long-Term Debt, Net Income, Non Operating Income, Cash Flow from Operations


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

New York & Co Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DSRI 0.86781.29610.67880.89191.01750.79591.11860.881.07221.0771
GMI 1.03191.09381.10461.03631.09870.98560.84560.97341.04060.9704
AQI 0.88140.35162.03281.29510.60471.41471.0171.01310.98530.7766
SGI 1.05541.00150.95390.88321.01490.93611.01040.97180.98311.029
DEPI 1.04850.9690.82740.91110.83430.88550.95140.93371.15061.143
SGAI 1.07111.00411.07571.01411.07260.92061.01041.0241.0330.9996
LVGI 0.7890.94570.96591.04051.21631.09230.97881.00691.17960.981
TATA -0.0805-0.181-0.1053-0.1576-0.2457-0.1009-0.0864-0.0883-0.0959-0.1084
M-score -2.90-3.25-2.86-3.31-3.81-3.07-2.84-3.05-2.91-2.97

New York & Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DSRI 0.880.96461.11961.01731.07221.18721.18341.23511.07711.0422
GMI 0.97340.98740.99661.00491.04061.02881.02261.00130.97040.983
AQI 1.01311.00211.01310.94880.98530.95671.01581.01430.77660.7492
SGI 0.97180.96390.97170.96570.98310.99561.00261.02071.0291.0169
DEPI 0.93371.00821.03691.11541.15061.14251.21081.14881.1431.1147
SGAI 1.0241.01881.00821.02731.0331.05661.07041.04770.99960.9763
LVGI 1.00691.05451.00531.10311.17961.21891.15571.05610.9811.0289
TATA -0.0883-0.1007-0.0834-0.1068-0.0959-0.1264-0.1203-0.1097-0.1084-0.1164
M-score -3.05-3.04-2.78-3.04-2.91-2.97-2.89-2.76-2.97-3.07
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