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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
ICON's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ICON: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ICON' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
ICON's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ICON: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ICON' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.24  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.26
-1.24
0.9
Debt-to-Equity 2.17
ICON's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. ICON: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ICON' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.33  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.92
Current: 2.17
-5.33
3.92
Debt-to-EBITDA -3.13
ICON's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ICON: -3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ICON' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 3.91 Max: 5.63
Current: -3.13
-7.5
5.63
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -0.13
Beneish M-Score: -3.74
WACC vs ROIC
5.29%
-13.72%
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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Operating Margin % -99.06
ICON's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ICON: -99.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ICON' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.06  Med: 61.37 Max: 76.12
Current: -99.06
-99.06
76.12
Net Margin % -81.41
ICON's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. ICON: -81.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ICON' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.41  Med: 29.37 Max: 39.85
Current: -81.41
-81.41
39.85
ROE % -47.93
ICON's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. ICON: -47.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ICON' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.19  Med: 9.92 Max: 12.84
Current: -47.93
-52.19
12.84
ROA % -11.56
ICON's ROA % is ranked lower than
92% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. ICON: -11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ICON' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.56  Med: 4.66 Max: 6.27
Current: -11.56
-11.56
6.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -131.97
ICON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. ICON: -131.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ICON' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139.8  Med: 326.5 Max: 866.54
Current: -131.97
-139.8
866.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.10
ICON's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ICON: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ICON' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.5  Med: 6.7 Max: 59.8
Current: 3.1
-66.5
59.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

ICON Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 141,614 sh (+69.70%)
Charles Brandes 11,130 sh (+4.39%)
Jim Simons 16,280 sh (-95.27%)
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Q1 2017

ICON Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Charles Brandes 13,378 sh (+20.20%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 39,165 sh (-72.34%)
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Q2 2017

ICON Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Charles Brandes 13,378 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2017

ICON Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 24,673 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Latest Guru Trades with NAS:ICON

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Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy$5 - $7.03 $ 1.48-75%24,673
Charles Brandes 2017-09-30 Sold Out $5 - $7.03 $ 1.48-75%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out $5.97 - $7.69 $ 1.48-78%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -72.34%0.01%$6.93 - $10.62 $ 1.48-83%39,165
Charles Brandes 2017-03-31 Add 20.20%$6.93 - $10.62 $ 1.48-83%13,378
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 69.70%0.01%$7.45 - $9.94 $ 1.48-83%141,614
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 Add 4.39%$7.45 - $9.94 $ 1.48-83%11,130
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing    NAICS: 314999    SIC: 2299
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Headquarter Location:USA
Iconix Brand Group Inc is a brand management company. It is engaged in licensing, marketing and providing trend direction for a portfolio of consumer brands. It operates through five segments: men's, women's, home, entertainment and international.

Iconix owns a portfolio of consumer brands in the apparel, home, and entertainment categories. It monetizes the brands primarily through licensing and joint ventures with retailers and wholesalers worldwide. Its largest retail licensees include Wal-Mart, Target, Kohl's, and Kmart/Sears. Some of the company's notable brands are Peanuts, Mossimo, Starter, Sharper Image, and London Fog. Licensees are responsible for design, manufacture, and distribution, while Iconix manages advertising and promotional campaigns. Most agreements require licensees to pay Iconix for advertising and marketing and to guarantee Iconix a minimum amount of royalty revenue.

Guru Investment Theses on Iconix Brand Group Inc

Zeke Ashton Comments on Iconix Group - Jul 06, 2016

As long‐time investors probably are aware, our strategy is highly flexible and from time to time we make investments in securities other than common stocks, most commonly convertible or high yield corporate bonds. In March the Fund purchased a modest position in a corporate bond issued by Iconix Group (NASDAQ:ICON), a company we are quite familiar with by virtue of having owned the common stock for two extended stretches in past years. Our track record on the equity is mixed: we made good money on it the first time we owned it as it de‐levered coming out of the 2008‐2009 crisis. The second time around we sold at a loss as the company re‐levered into the easy credit environment of 2014‐2015 and we became increasingly uncomfortable with the debt profile as well as other issues that we would consider to have been self‐inflicted by an overly aggressive management team. Iconix has since replaced its management, but entered the year needing to roll out a substantial amount of debt due to mature at mid‐year 2016. Though the company carries more debt than is healthy, the underlying business is in pretty good shape and the company generates substantial cash flow. We considered buying the stock, but despite a depressed price we elected to pass due to our long‐held aversion to owning equity when there is a large amount of debt in front of our ownership position. As we evaluated the credit structure, however, we found a risk/return profile we could get comfortable with and purchased junior bonds that are due to mature in early 2018. We bought the bonds at roughly 67 cents on the dollar in late March, at which time the annualized yield‐to‐maturity was in the mid‐20% range. Our purchase occurred immediately following the company’s announcement of a new five‐year credit agreement that would allow Iconix to repay its 2016 bonds, leaving the March 2018 bonds as the next issue in the maturity ladder. We believe these bonds are much safer than the purchase price would suggest, and we expect to hold the securities to maturity and collect the full par amount.

From Zeke Ashton (Trades, Portfolio)'s 2016 semi-annual report.

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Wallace Weitz Comments on Iconix Brand Group - Apr 22, 2016

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON) is a brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of global consumer brands across entertainment, home segments and fashion for men and women. Over the trailing 12 months, Iconix’s share price fell in response to a change in senior management, an accounting restatement, an SEC review and disappointing operating results resulting in a reduction of revenue and cash flow guidance. These events led to additional worries over the ability to refinance near-term debt maturities. As a result, we exited the position.

From Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s Weitz Partners Value Fund 1st quarter 2016 commentary.

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Wallace Weitz Comments on Iconix Brand Group - Jan 22, 2016

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON) is a brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of global consumer brands across entertainment, home segments and women’s and men’s fashion. Iconix shares declined throughout the year as a litany of items, including a change in senior management, an accounting restatement, an ongoing SEC review and disappointing results from the Peanuts and men’s fashion brands resulted in a reduction of revenue and cash flow guidance for 2015 and 2016. We have talked to management about these issues and their plans to fund a $300 million convertible maturity in June of 2016. Iconix remains a small allocation as we continue to evaluate the newly appointed management team’s progress.

From Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s fourth quarter 2015 Partners Value Fund commentary.

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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 3.50
ICON's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. ICON: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.20
ICON's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ICON: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ICON' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.78
Current: 0.2
0.18
2.78
PS Ratio 0.29
ICON's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ICON: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ICON' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 4.17 Max: 13.13
Current: 0.29
0.26
13.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.12
ICON's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
95% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. ICON: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ICON' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 8.34 Max: 35.34
Current: 1.12
1.05
35.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.00
ICON's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. ICON: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ICON' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 8.12 Max: 34.24
Current: 1
0.93
34.24
EV-to-EBIT -3.29
ICON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. ICON: -3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ICON' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 9.55 Max: 23.8
Current: -3.29
-9.1
23.8
EV-to-EBITDA -3.32
ICON's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. ICON: -3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ICON' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 9.1 Max: 22.6
Current: -3.32
-9.3
22.6
EV-to-Revenue 3.41
ICON's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
85% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ICON: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ICON' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.4 Max: 17
Current: 3.41
3.4
17
Shiller PE Ratio 4.66
ICON's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.13 vs. ICON: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ICON' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 29.25 Max: 956
Current: 4.66
4.31
956
Current Ratio 1.02
ICON's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ICON: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ICON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.21 Max: 7.95
Current: 1.02
0.22
7.95
Quick Ratio 1.02
ICON's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ICON: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ICON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.91 Max: 7.66
Current: 1.02
0.11
7.66
Days Sales Outstanding 74.92
ICON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 48.87 vs. ICON: 74.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ICON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.88  Med: 84.61 Max: 104.75
Current: 74.92
67.88
104.75

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.70
ICON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. ICON: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ICON' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -122.9  Med: -12.9 Max: 12.9
Current: -3.7
-122.9
12.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.05
ICON's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ICON: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ICON' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.68 Max: 13.06
Current: 0.05
0.04
13.06
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.07
ICON's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ICON: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ICON' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.07
0.02
3.39
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.07
ICON's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. ICON: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ICON' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.07
0
1.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -30.44
ICON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. ICON: -30.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ICON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 8.9 Max: 16
Current: -30.44
-30.6
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 211.92
ICON's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. ICON: 211.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ICON' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 19.5 Max: 211.92
Current: 211.92
0.7
211.92

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $298.46
EPS (TTM) $ -4.79
Beta0.85
Short Percentage of Float36.46%
52-Week Range $1.37 - 10.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)57.08

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 228 211
EPS ($) 0.65 0.40
EPS without NRI ($) 0.65 0.40
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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