Ascena Retail Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:ASNA)

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Ascena Retail
Updated on : Jan 20, 2017
previous close
ASNA 4.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2271.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jan 20, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Apparel-Shoe
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q1
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
2.2%
Sector Average:
5.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.98B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.05
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$56M
Net Income:
$14.4M
PROS      CONS
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
ASNA PS :
0.1
Industry PS :
0.8
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
1.7%
Return on Equity:
1.1%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-3%
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View Ascena Retail stock analysis video. This is our ASNA analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for ASNA stock.

Ascena Retail Group Inc Stock Rating (2.6/5)

Our Ascena Retail stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Ascena Retail stock analysis is based on latest Q1 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy ASNA stock?

  • ASNA stock is trading at an earnings multiple of 11.6 which is better than the industry average of 19.5.
  • ASNA stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.1 as against the Retail-Apparel-Shoe industry average multiple of 0.8.

Should you sell ASNA stock?

  • Ascena Retail had a poor average operating margin of 2.2% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Ascena Retail's Net margins were poor at 0.3% in the last twelve months.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  1.05, Ascena Retail is highly leveraged in comparison to Retail-Wholesale peers.
  • Ascena Retail has a poor return on invested capital of 1.7%.
  • Ascena Retail has a low Return On Equity (ROE) of 1.1%.
  • Ascena Retail has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -3%.

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