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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
EXPR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. EXPR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EXPR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.26 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.16
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.56
EXPR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. EXPR: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EXPR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.11  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56
-0.11
0.56
Interest Coverage 36.36
EXPR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.48 vs. EXPR: 36.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXPR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 7.35 Max: 36.36
Current: 36.36
0.11
36.36
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.97
Beneish M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
6.57%
7.91%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 2.74
EXPR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. EXPR: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
EXPR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 8.1 Max: 11.64
Current: 2.74
0.23
11.64
Net Margin % 1.14
EXPR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. EXPR: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EXPR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.67  Med: 4.67 Max: 6.68
Current: 1.14
-1.67
6.68
ROE % 3.83
EXPR's ROE % is ranked lower than
68% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. EXPR: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EXPR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.15  Med: 23.7 Max: 116.06
Current: 3.83
-8.15
116.06
ROA % 2.05
EXPR's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. EXPR: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EXPR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.08  Med: 9.1 Max: 16.11
Current: 2.05
-3.08
16.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.73
EXPR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. EXPR: 12.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EXPR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 51.48 Max: 114.47
Current: 12.73
2.9
114.47
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.90
EXPR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. EXPR: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EXPR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2 Max: 5.6
Current: 1.9
0
5.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.40
EXPR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EXPR: -10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
EXPR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.7 Max: 10.3
Current: -10.4
0
10.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -32.40
EXPR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EXPR: -32.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EXPR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -26.35 Max: -2.5
Current: -32.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

EXPR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Lee Ainslie 291,737 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 21,938 sh (New)
George Soros 25,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,879,300 sh (+478.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 335,376 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 43,982 sh (-52.56%)
Steven Cohen 134,900 sh (-90.31%)
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Q3 2017

EXPR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

First Eagle Investment 156,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 80,000 sh (New)
George Soros 44,500 sh (+72.48%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 445,663 sh (+32.88%)
Jim Simons 2,206,264 sh (+17.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 49,488 sh (+12.52%)
Steven Cohen 150,700 sh (+11.71%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 221,295 sh (-24.15%)
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Q4 2017

EXPR Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Steven Cohen 343,612 sh (+128.01%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 361,469 sh (-18.89%)
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Q1 2018

EXPR Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Chuck Royce 1,774 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 128,044 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 47,604 sh (New)
Jim Simons 668,581 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 360,488 sh (-0.27%)
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Latest Guru Trades with EXPR

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2018-03-31 Reduce -0.27%$6.42 - $9.72 $ 10.0737%360,488
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 New Buy0.01%$6.42 - $9.72 $ 10.0737%128,044
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-12-31 Reduce -18.89%$5.88 - $11.22 $ 10.0723%361,469
George Soros 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$5.88 - $11.22 $ 10.0723%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-12-31 Sold Out $5.88 - $11.22 $ 10.0723%0
Julian Robertson 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$5.88 - $11.22 $ 10.0723%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Add 32.88%$5.35 - $6.83 $ 10.0760%445,663
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 New Buy$5.35 - $6.83 $ 10.0760%156,000
Julian Robertson 2017-09-30 New Buy0.1%$5.35 - $6.83 $ 10.0760%80,000
George Soros 2017-09-30 Add 72.48%$5.35 - $6.83 $ 10.0760%44,500
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Sold Out $5.35 - $6.83 $ 10.0760%0
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448190    SIC: 5699
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Headquarter Location:USA
Express, Inc. is a specialty retailer company in apparel and related. It serves both both women's and men's merchandise. The company operates in single segment which is Express brick-and-mortar retail stores and e-commerce operations.

Express is a specialty apparel retailer targeting men and women between 20 and 30 years old. The company operates hundreds of stores in North America and has franchisees in Latin America, the Middle East, and South Africa. It also sells through its e-commerce website and its mobile app. Most apparel is designed in-house and manufactured by third parties located primarily in Asia and South and Central America. The company uses third-party distribution centers in Ohio and Kentucky to receive and distribute most products. Express leases all of its retail stores, most of which are located in shopping malls.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 31.46
EXPR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. EXPR: 31.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EXPR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 14.12 Max: 59.05
Current: 31.46
7.05
59.05
Forward PE Ratio 21.93
EXPR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. EXPR: 21.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 31.46
EXPR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
83% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. EXPR: 31.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EXPR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 14.12 Max: 59.05
Current: 31.46
7.05
59.05
PB Ratio 1.20
EXPR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EXPR: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EXPR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.76 Max: 16.02
Current: 1.2
0.71
16.02
PS Ratio 0.35
EXPR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. EXPR: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EXPR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.35
0.21
1.06
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.65
EXPR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
91% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. EXPR: 19.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.06  Med: 11.53 Max: 34.74
Current: 19.65
4.06
34.74
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.71
EXPR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
92% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.81 vs. EXPR: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 7.06 Max: 9.64
Current: 8.71
2.42
9.64
EV-to-EBIT 9.62
EXPR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. EXPR: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXPR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 7.4 Max: 13.7
Current: 9.62
4.2
13.7
EV-to-EBITDA 3.85
EXPR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. EXPR: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXPR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 5.1 Max: 8.5
Current: 3.85
1.9
8.5
EV-to-Revenue 0.24
EXPR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
93% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. EXPR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EXPR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.24
0.1
1.1
Current Ratio 1.96
EXPR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. EXPR: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXPR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.28
Current: 1.96
1.16
2.28
Quick Ratio 0.93
EXPR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. EXPR: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXPR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.93
0.41
1.44
Days Inventory 68.97
EXPR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 87.58 vs. EXPR: 68.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXPR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.74  Med: 54.06 Max: 68.97
Current: 68.97
47.74
68.97
Days Sales Outstanding 1.91
EXPR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. EXPR: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXPR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 2.63 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.91
1.91
3.44
Days Payable 30.16
EXPR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 54.14 vs. EXPR: 30.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EXPR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.53  Med: 37.46 Max: 46.88
Current: 30.16
25.53
46.88

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
EXPR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. EXPR: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EXPR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 2.4 Max: 0
Current: 2.4
-5.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 33.57
EXPR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. EXPR: 33.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.45  Med: 21.79 Max: 33.57
Current: 33.57
17.45
33.57
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.74
EXPR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. EXPR: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 4.04 Max: 97.37
Current: 1.74
1.11
97.37
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.59
EXPR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. EXPR: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.59
0.31
1.01
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.57
EXPR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. EXPR: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.57
0.35
1.56
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.56
EXPR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. EXPR: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EXPR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.7 Max: 8.21
Current: 1.56
1.05
8.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.42
EXPR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. EXPR: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EXPR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 13.5 Max: 23.9
Current: 10.42
7.3
23.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.39
EXPR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. EXPR: -2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
EXPR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 6.1 Max: 32.8
Current: -2.39
-3.3
32.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,150.35
EPS (TTM) $ 0.32
Beta0.62
Volatility58.53%
52-Week Range $5.28 - 11.34
Shares Outstanding (Mil)78.41

Analyst Estimate

Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.44 0.48
EPS without NRI ($) 0.44 0.48
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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