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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 1.36
ANF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. ANF: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ANF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 1.36
Equity-to-Asset 0.54
ANF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ANF: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ANF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.08  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.54
-0.08
0.78
Interest Coverage 0.01
ANF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. ANF: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ANF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 22.99 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.92
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
2.30%
-0.07%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Net Margin % -0.55
ANF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. ANF: -0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ANF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 2.42 Max: 12.69
Current: -0.55
-0.55
12.69
ROE % -1.49
ANF's ROE % is ranked lower than
77% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. ANF: -1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ANF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.49  Med: 5.43 Max: 31.47
Current: -1.49
-1.49
31.47
ROA % -0.79
ANF's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ANF: -0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ANF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.79  Med: 3.35 Max: 19.76
Current: -0.79
-0.79
19.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.48
ANF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. ANF: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ANF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 13.39 Max: 60.15
Current: 0.48
0.48
60.15
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.40
ANF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ANF: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ANF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 13.65 Max: 44.2
Current: -2.4
-2.9
44.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.20
ANF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ANF: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ANF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 11.4 Max: 65.7
Current: -8.2
-21
65.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -55.70
ANF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ANF: -55.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ANF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.7  Med: 10.65 Max: 72.7
Current: -55.7
-55.7
72.7
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448140    SIC: 5651
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Traded in other countries:AFT.Germany, ANF.Switzerland, 0R32.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Abercrombie & Fitch Co is a specialty retailer, which operates stores and direct-to-consumer operations. The Company sells products, including casual sportswear apparel, including knit and woven shirts, and graphic t-shirts.

Abercrombie & Fitch is a specialty retailer that sells casual clothing, personal-care products, and accessories for men, women, and children. It sells direct to consumer through its stores and websites, which include the Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie kids, and Hollister brands. Most stores are in the United States, but the company does have many stores in Canada, Europe, and Asia. All stores are leased. Abercrombie ships to well over 100 countries via its websites. The company sources its merchandise from dozens of vendors that are primarily located in Asia and Central America. Abercrombie has two distribution centers in Ohio to support its North American operations. It uses third-party distributors for sales in Europe and Asia.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 21.87
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
55% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. NYSE:ANF: 21.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 19.34 Max: 302.77
Current: 21.87
4.79
302.77
PB Ratio 0.71
NYSE:ANF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.79 Max: 5.63
Current: 0.71
0.62
5.63
PS Ratio 0.26
NYSE:ANF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.26
0.22
2.29
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 31.76
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. NYSE:ANF: 31.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 16.91 Max: 89.39
Current: 31.76
6.52
89.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.86
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. NYSE:ANF: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 8.09 Max: 20.81
Current: 4.86
2.26
20.81
EV-to-EBIT 156.96
NYSE:ANF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. NYSE:ANF: 156.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NYSE:ANF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 13.9 Max: 179.5
Current: 156.96
1.7
179.5
EV-to-EBITDA 3.71
NYSE:ANF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. NYSE:ANF: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:ANF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 6.6 Max: 11.8
Current: 3.71
1.3
11.8
Shiller PE Ratio 7.40
NYSE:ANF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. NYSE:ANF: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 13.33 Max: 37.75
Current: 7.4
4.8
37.75
Current Ratio 2.38
NYSE:ANF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. NYSE:ANF: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.1 Max: 3.13
Current: 2.38
0.87
3.13
Quick Ratio 1.43
NYSE:ANF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:ANF: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.43
0.14
2.42
Days Inventory 123.68
NYSE:ANF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 90.14 vs. NYSE:ANF: 123.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NYSE:ANF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 101.58  Med: 118.42 Max: 126.43
Current: 123.68
101.58
126.43
Days Sales Outstanding 9.99
NYSE:ANF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.61 vs. NYSE:ANF: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NYSE:ANF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.16  Med: 6.94 Max: 11.32
Current: 9.99
5.16
11.32
Days Payable 41.40
NYSE:ANF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.68 vs. NYSE:ANF: 41.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NYSE:ANF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.38  Med: 37.32 Max: 52.58
Current: 41.4
29.38
52.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 6.51
NYSE:ANF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
92% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. NYSE:ANF: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NYSE:ANF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.94 Max: 7.53
Current: 6.51
0.83
7.53
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.51
NYSE:ANF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
91% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NYSE:ANF: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.60
NYSE:ANF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. NYSE:ANF: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NYSE:ANF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.26 Max: 8.77
Current: 7.6
0.97
8.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.90
NYSE:ANF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. NYSE:ANF: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NYSE:ANF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 1.55 Max: 6.8
Current: 4.9
-0.6
6.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 51.21
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. NYSE:ANF: 51.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.73  Med: 28.07 Max: 562
Current: 51.21
6.73
562
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.71
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 3.52 Max: 77.66
Current: 0.71
0.63
77.66
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.41
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.41
0.33
2.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.29
NYSE:ANF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NYSE:ANF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.9 Max: 6.67
Current: 0.29
0.27
6.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.64
NYSE:ANF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. NYSE:ANF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ANF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 7.2 Max: 60.2
Current: 0.64
0.6
60.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 2.28
NYSE:ANF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. NYSE:ANF: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NYSE:ANF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.3  Med: 4.5 Max: 40
Current: 2.28
-11.3
40

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,302.36
EPS (TTM) $ -0.26
Beta0.52
Short Percentage of Float28.57%
52-Week Range $10.50 - 23.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)68.02

Analyst Estimate

Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 3,253 3,179 3,283
EPS ($) -0.16 -0.22 0.04
EPS without NRI ($) -0.16 -0.22 0.04
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.80 0.80 0.80

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