Ascena Retail Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:ASNA)

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Ascena Retail
Updated on : Apr 23, 2018
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ASNA 2.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2670.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 23, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Apparel-Shoe
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-20.2%
Sector Average:
5.5%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.85B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 2.32
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$142M
Net Income:
-$39.3M
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
ASNA PS :
0.1
Industry PS :
0.7
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-35.9%
Return on Equity:
-104.9%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
6.4%
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Ascena Retail Stock Analysis

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View the Ascena Retail stock analysis video on Amigobulls. Our ASNA analysis video highlights revenue and profit trends along with other important metrics such as valuation to find what makes the stock attractive.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Ascena Retail Group Inc Stock Rating 1.5/5

Amigobulls ASNA stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as Ascena Retail revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2018 Q2 earnings. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for Ascena Retail valuation analysis. Ascena Retail stock rating encapsulates our opinion about the company based on the fundamentals.

Should you buy ASNA stock?

  • When compared with the Retail-Apparel-Shoe industry average PS ratio of 0.7, the price-to-sales ratio of 0.1 for ASNA stock is attractive.

Should you sell ASNA stock?

  • Ascena Retail sales shrank by -1.7% year-over-year in 2018 Q2.
  • Over the last twelve months, Ascena Retail posted an average operating loss margin of -20.2%.
  • Over the last 12 months, Ascena Retail had an average Net loss of -16.5%.
  • Ascena Retail is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  2.32.
  • Ascena Retail's negative ROIC of -35.9% indicates operational inefficiency.
  • Ascena Retail has a negative return on equity of -104.9%. This indicates that the firm is inefficient at generating profits.

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Investors can make use of the Amigobulls Ascena Retail stock analysis to ascertain how ASNA stock fares in fundamental analysis investment criteria. Company's fundamentals remain one of the key driver of ASNA stock and helps investors in making good buy and sell decision.

Ascena Retail revenue growth is an indicator of the demand for a company's products while profit margin is indicative of company's pricing power and pricing strategy. One can also combine technical analysis and fundamental analysis to get a holistic picture about ASNA stock.