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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
VRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. VRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.78
VRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VRA: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.78
0.28
0.79
Interest Coverage 60.07
VRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 42.45 vs. VRA: 60.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.83  Med: 157.42 Max: 177.65
Current: 60.07
10.83
177.65
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 6.09
Beneish M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
6.80%
0.96%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 0.88
VRA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. VRA: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 14.57 Max: 21.22
Current: 0.88
0.88
21.22
Net Margin % 0.43
VRA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. VRA: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 11.08 Max: 14.96
Current: 0.43
0.43
14.96
ROE % 0.70
VRA's ROE % is ranked lower than
65% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. VRA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 40.85 Max: 64.97
Current: 0.7
0.7
64.97
ROA % 0.54
VRA's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. VRA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 19.23 Max: 28.46
Current: 0.54
0.54
28.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.11
VRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. VRA: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 42.76 Max: 70.01
Current: 2.11
2.11
70.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.20
VRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VRA: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.75 Max: 17.4
Current: 0.2
0
17.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -22.10
VRA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VRA: -22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -13.55 Max: 24.5
Current: -22.1
0
24.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -29.00
VRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VRA: -29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -18.8 Max: 13.4
Current: -29
0
13.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

VRA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 13,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 274,787 sh (-0.13%)
Mariko Gordon 3,267,487 sh (-0.37%)
Jim Simons 1,392,850 sh (-1.94%)
Chuck Royce 771,078 sh (-11.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 53,290 sh (-36.06%)
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Q1 2017

VRA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 27,091 sh (+96.31%)
Jim Simons 1,891,800 sh (+35.82%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 283,003 sh (+2.99%)
Mariko Gordon 3,231,994 sh (-1.09%)
Chuck Royce 356,300 sh (-53.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 23,979 sh (-55.00%)
» More
Q2 2017

VRA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Steven Cohen 1,826,493 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 364,500 sh (+2.30%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 283,003 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,878,115 sh (-0.72%)
Mariko Gordon 2,974,561 sh (-7.97%)
» More
Q3 2017

VRA Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 11,113 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,959,900 sh (+62.05%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 330,412 sh (+16.75%)
Chuck Royce 365,511 sh (+0.28%)
Jim Simons 1,753,500 sh (-6.64%)
Mariko Gordon 936,363 sh (-68.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with VRA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mariko Gordon 2017-09-30 Reduce -68.52%1.19%$8.18 - $10.32 $ 10.3310%936,363
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Add 16.75%$8.18 - $10.32 $ 10.3310%330,412
Mariko Gordon 2017-06-30 Reduce -7.97%0.14%$7.73 - $9.41 $ 10.3318%2,974,561
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out $7.73 - $9.41 $ 10.3318%0
Mariko Gordon 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.09%0.02%$8.52 - $12.5 $ 10.33-2%3,231,994
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Add 2.99%$8.52 - $12.5 $ 10.33-2%283,003
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -55.00%0.01%$8.52 - $12.5 $ 10.33-2%23,979
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Footwear & Accessories    NAICS: 316992    SIC: 3171
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Traded in other countries:ELI.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Vera Bradley Inc operates in the footwear and accessories industry. Its products include handbags and accessories, luggage and travel items, eyewear and stationery.

Vera Bradley designs women's handbags, travel items, and accessories. Each category comprises a substantial component of total sales, with the bags category comprising the most. Most of the company's sales are made directly to customers through Vera Bradley's retail stores and e-commerce sites. The company also has a substantial wholesale business selling to specialty retail and department stores. Almost all company sales are in the United States. Vera Bradley uses third-party manufacturers in Asia to produce its product, and the company distributes the product through its distribution center in Indiana.

Top Ranked Articles about Vera Bradley Inc

Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2018 Third Quarter Results
Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Reaches $30 Million Donation Milestone for Breast Cancer Research
A Gray Afternoon for 3 Stocks Barnes & Noble Education, Chico's and Vera Bradley fall hard in Wednesday trading
In Wednesday trading, Barnes & Noble Education Inc.'s (NYSE:BNED) stock has declined by nearly 18% on the back of the company reporting its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018. The company posted a loss of $34.8 million, or 75 cents per share. Further, the leading provider of educational products posted revenue of $355.7 million, a 48.7% increase from the prior-year quarter. Comparable store sales decreased 2.5% from the year-ago period. Further, consolidated net loss of $34.8 million was higher than the net loss of $27.9 million in the same period last year. Read more...
Vera Bradley Jumps on Earnings Beat Retailer introduces Vision 20/20 initiative
Fashion handbag designer Vera Bradley Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) reported its fiscal second-quarter 2018 results before the opening bell on Aug. 30. Read more...
Vera Bradley Wins “Supplier of the Century” Award at the 66th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards Celebration
Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2018 Second Quarter Results
Vera Bradley Launches First Bedding Collection with Virtual Reality In-Store Experience
Vera Bradley Names John Enwright EVP, CFO
Steven Cohen Invests in Vera Bradley Guru takes stake in fashion handbag designer
Point72 Asset Management founder Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) initiated a 5.14% stake in fashion handbag designer Vera Bradley Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) on June 30. Read more...
Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic Raises a Record-Breaking Amount for the Cause

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 206.60
VRA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. VRA: 206.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 19.39 Max: 248.6
Current: 206.6
11.52
248.6
PE Ratio without NRI 206.60
VRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. VRA: 206.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VRA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.99  Med: 18.92 Max: 248.6
Current: 206.6
10.99
248.6
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 47.15
VRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
66% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. VRA: 47.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VRA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.78  Med: 15.15 Max: 86.5
Current: 47.15
7.78
86.5
PB Ratio 1.31
VRA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VRA: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.59 Max: 31.52
Current: 1.31
0.92
31.52
PS Ratio 0.82
VRA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VRA: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.66 Max: 5.08
Current: 0.82
0.56
5.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.06
VRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. VRA: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 18.5 Max: 176.96
Current: 11.06
6.96
176.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.12
VRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. VRA: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 11.4 Max: 66.59
Current: 8.12
4.79
66.59
EV-to-EBIT 67.95
VRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. VRA: 67.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 10.3 Max: 87.9
Current: 67.95
7
87.9
EV-to-EBITDA 11.42
VRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. VRA: 11.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 8.2 Max: 33.3
Current: 11.42
4.1
33.3
EV-to-Revenue 0.61
VRA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
78% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. VRA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
VRA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.6 Max: 5.5
Current: 0.61
0.4
5.5
Current Ratio 4.69
VRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. VRA: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.85 Max: 4.97
Current: 4.69
2.24
4.97
Quick Ratio 2.69
VRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. VRA: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.69
0.75
2.84
Days Inventory 182.94
VRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 105.84 vs. VRA: 182.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.5  Med: 187.7 Max: 205.29
Current: 182.94
173.5
205.29
Days Sales Outstanding 21.84
VRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 48.87 vs. VRA: 21.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.51  Med: 23.72 Max: 46.88
Current: 21.84
17.51
46.88
Days Payable 37.84
VRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 53.34 vs. VRA: 37.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.46  Med: 50.05 Max: 69.81
Current: 37.84
23.46
69.81

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.80
VRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. VRA: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 1.4 Max: 0
Current: 3.8
-4.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 22.46
VRA's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
76% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. VRA: 22.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
VRA' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.49  Med: 83.56 Max: 457.5
Current: 22.46
15.49
457.5
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.34
VRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. VRA: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VRA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 5.77 Max: 170.94
Current: 2.34
1.63
170.94
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.34
VRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VRA: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 3.82 Max: 25.98
Current: 1.34
0.93
25.98
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.61
VRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VRA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VRA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.61
0.42
1.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.49
VRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VRA: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.93
Current: 0.49
0.34
2.93
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.50
VRA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VRA: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VRA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.66 Max: 7.28
Current: 3.5
1.07
7.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.47
VRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. VRA: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 9.7 Max: 14.4
Current: 1.47
1.1
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.51
VRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Footwear & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. VRA: -12.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: -0.3 Max: 32
Current: -12.51
-13.4
32

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $457.50
EPS (TTM) $ 0.05
Beta0.71
Short Percentage of Float20.75%
52-Week Range $6.99 - 12.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)40.51

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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