Ascena Retail Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:ASNA)

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Ascena Retail
Updated on : Apr 25, 2017
previous close
ASNA 3.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2388.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 25, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Apparel-Shoe
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
1.9%
Sector Average:
5.5%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.9B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.02
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$159M
Net Income:
-$35.2M
PROS      CONS
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
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:
1.1%
Return on Equity:
0.4%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
6.3%
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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 (2.5/5)

Our Ascena Retail stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Ascena Retail stock analysis is based on latest Q2 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy ASNA stock?

  • The Ascena Retail stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 11.5. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 19.9.
  • 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?

  • Ascena Retail had an unimpressive average operating margin of 1.9% during the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Ascena Retail posted a TTM Net margin of 0.1%.
  • Ascena Retail has a debt/equity ratio of  1.02, which is worse than the average in the Retail-Wholesale sector.
  • Ascena Retail has a poor return on invested capital of 1.1%.
  • The TTM ROE (Return On Equity) for Ascena Retail is not so attractive at 0.4%.

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