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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
BONT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BONT: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BONT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset -0.05
BONT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BONT: -0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BONT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.57
Current: -0.05
-0.05
0.57
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.98
Beneish M-Score: -3.80
WACC vs ROIC
6.69%
-1.19%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -0.51
BONT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. BONT: -0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BONT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.51  Med: 2.31 Max: 4.44
Current: -0.51
-0.51
4.44
Net Margin % -3.17
BONT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BONT: -3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BONT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.27  Med: -0.33 Max: 0.71
Current: -3.17
-5.27
0.71
ROA % -5.39
BONT's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. BONT: -5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BONT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.74  Med: -0.59 Max: 1.27
Current: -5.39
-8.74
1.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.33
BONT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. BONT: -1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BONT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.33  Med: 6.04 Max: 12.43
Current: -1.33
-1.33
12.43
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.30
BONT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BONT: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BONT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -0.95 Max: 50.6
Current: -3.3
-5.7
50.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -15.70
BONT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BONT: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BONT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: 4.95 Max: 80.5
Current: -15.7
-36.3
80.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 155.80
BONT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BONT: 155.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BONT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.5  Med: 5.6 Max: 155.8
Current: 155.8
-59.5
155.8
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Q2 2016

BONT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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BONT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Chuck Royce 382,596 sh (-29.49%)
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BONT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores    NAICS: 452111    SIC: 5311
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Traded in other countries:BT4.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Bon-Ton Stores Inc is a regional department store operator offering an assortment of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children as well as cosmetics, home furnishings and other goods.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc is a Pennsylvania corporation incorporated on January 31, 1996 as the successor of a company incorporated on January 31, 1929. The Company is a regional department store operator in the United States, offering an assortment of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children as well as cosmetics, home furnishings and other goods. The Company currently operates stores in the Northeast, Midwestern and upper Great Plains states under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers nameplates. The Company's stores offer a broad assortment of quality fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics, home furnishings and other goods at moderate price points. Its nationally distributed brand assortment includes many of the popular labels in the apparel, accessories, footwear, cosmetics and home furnishings industries such asAnne Klein, Calvin Klein, Carters, Chaps, Clarks, Clinique, Coach, Estée Lauder, Fossil, Free People, Frye, Jessica Simpson, Kenneth Cole, Keurig, Lancôme, Lauren, Levi's, Michael Kors, Nine West, Polo, Sperry, Steve Madden, UGG, Under Armour and Vince Camuto.

Top Ranked Articles about Bon-Ton Stores Inc

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Management Reorganization
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to Report First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Closing of Extension of $730 Million ABL Tranche A Credit Facility
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Nasdaq’s Withdrawal of Deficiency Notice

YORK, Pa., March 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) announced today that Nasdaq has withdrawn its notification of potential delisting related to the minimum market value of publicly held shares issued on March 9, 2017. Following discussions with the Company regarding publicly held shares outstanding, Nasdaq determined that Bon-Ton meets the required minimum market value of publicly held shares for continued listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 263 stores, which includes nine furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. For further information, please visit http://investors.bonton.com.
CONTACT:
Investor Relations
Jean Fontana
ICR, Inc.
646.277.1214
[email protected]


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Ratios

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history
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.76
BONT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. BONT: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BONT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.54 Max: 39.55
Current: 0.76
0.13
39.55
EV-to-EBITDA 13.48
BONT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. BONT: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BONT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.4 Max: 14.4
Current: 13.48
4.7
14.4
Current Ratio 2.36
BONT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BONT: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BONT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.1 Max: 2.91
Current: 2.36
1.41
2.91
Quick Ratio 0.24
BONT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BONT: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BONT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.24
0.13
1.77
Days Inventory 167.64
BONT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.83 vs. BONT: 167.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BONT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 127.43  Med: 139.25 Max: 167.64
Current: 167.64
127.43
167.64
Days Payable 35.53
BONT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 53.24 vs. BONT: 35.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BONT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.73  Med: 37.57 Max: 43
Current: 35.53
25.73
43

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
BONT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BONT: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BONT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26
Current: -100
0
26
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.10
BONT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. BONT: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BONT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 2.01 Max: 21.74
Current: 3.1
0.18
21.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.20
BONT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. BONT: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BONT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: -1.8 Max: 8.4
Current: -4.2
-10.4
8.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.09
BONT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BONT: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BONT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.9 Max: 11.02
Current: 0.09
0.09
11.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.35
BONT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BONT: -1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BONT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.35  Med: 5.9 Max: 12.1
Current: -1.35
-1.35
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -184.82
BONT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. BONT: -184.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BONT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -203.8  Med: 35.7 Max: 293.2
Current: -184.82
-203.8
293.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,619
EPS (TTM) $ -4.13
Beta2.21
Short Percentage of Float14.09%
52-Week Range $0.50 - 1.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.42
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Management Reorganization May 08 2017 
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to Report First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results May 04 2017 
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Names Norm Veit as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer May 02 2017 
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Closing of Extension of $730 Million ABL Tranche A Credit Facilit May 01 2017 
An Annual Rite Of Spring: Shoppers Donated To Goodwill During Bon-Ton Stores Goodwill® Sale Apr 25 2017 
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Nasdaq’s Withdrawal of Deficiency Notice Mar 17 2017 
GuruFocus Real Time Picks of the Week Jan 31 2014 
Gabelli Makes Four Real Time Adjustments Jan 28 2014 
Mario Gabelli Increases Stake in Pep Boys, Bon-Ton Stores Jan 17 2014 
BonTon Stores Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Dec 09 2010 

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