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Stock in the Spotlight: Caleres (NYSE: CAL)


Caleres is part of the manufacturing apparel and furniture industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Diane M. Sullivan. Caleres Inc is a global footwear retailer and wholesaler. Its business activities include the operation of retail shoe stores and e-commerce websites as well as the design, sourcing and marketing of footwear for women and men.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CAL stock showed a previous change of 1.18% with an open at 27.24 and a close of 27.50. It reached an intraday high of 27.73 and a low of 26.84.

Business Wire:  Caleres Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Call


The stock has a market cap of $1.2b with 42.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 40.1m shares. Trading volume reached 422,270 shares compared to its average volume of 386,976 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Caleres shares returned -5.66% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -7.38%. Over three months, it changed -7.11%. In one year it has changed -2.32% and within that year its 52-week high was 41.09 and its 52-week low was 26.63. CAL stock is 3.27% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 32.97 and a 50 day moving average of 29.37. Currently CAL stock is trading -16.58% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Caleres Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Call


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.03 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.55. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.44. The TTM EPS is 2.16, which comes to a TTM PE of 12.73. Historically, the PE high was 45.60 and the PE low was 11.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 24.63, which is a decrease of -10.45%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  0.81
07-31-2018:  0.59
04-30-2018:  0.43
01-31-2018:  0.48

The dividend per share is currently 0.28, which is a dividend yield of 1.02%. Also, the payout ratio is 12.96%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 42.18, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 34.80%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 153.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,930,607, which is 6.83% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 7.87. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.74

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.35%, return on assets is 5.17%, profit margin is 3.31%, price-to-sales is 0.55 and price-to-book is 1.52.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.