Ascena Retail Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:ASNA)

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Ascena Retail
Updated on : Jul 26, 2017
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ASNA 2.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2477.8 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jul 26, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Apparel-Shoe
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
16.7%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-18.2%
Sector Average:
5.7%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.97B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 2.36
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$20.1M
Net Income:
-$1.03B
PROS      CONS
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Long Term 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:
-27%
Return on Equity:
-62.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-4.6%
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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 (1.6/5)

Our Ascena Retail stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Ascena Retail stock analysis is based on latest Q3 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy ASNA stock?

  • The price to earnings multiple of 9.3 is attractive when compared with the industry average PE ratio of 17.2.
  • The lower PS ratio 0.1 for ASNA stock versus Retail-Apparel-Shoe industry average of 0.7 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell ASNA stock?

  • Over the last 5 years, the company registered a poor revenue growth of 16.7%.
  • Ascena Retail registered a negative operating margin of -18.2% (average) over the Trailing Twelve Months (TTM).
  • Ascena Retail registered an average TTM Net loss of -15.3%.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  2.36, Ascena Retail is highly leveraged in comparison to Retail-Wholesale peers.
  • Ascena Retail has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -27%.
  • Ascena Retail has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -62.6%, indicating the company is not profitable.
  • The company has negative Free Cash Flows (FCF), with a negative FCF margin of -4.6%.

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