Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Present Valuation: Vera Bradley (NASDAQ: VRA)

Present Valuation: Vera Bradley (NASDAQ: VRA)

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Vera Bradley trades as part of the manufacturing apparel and furniture industry and is in the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Robert T. Wallstrom. Vera Bradley Inc operates in the footwear and accessories industry. Its products include handbags and accessories, luggage and travel items, eyewear and stationery.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VRA stock showed a previous change of -1.46% with an open at 11.60 and a close of 11.51. It reached an intraday high of 11.69 and a low of 11.43.

SeekingAlpha:  Vera Bradley Is Much Improved – But Is It Cheap Enough?

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $393.2m with 34.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 28.1m shares. Trading volume reached 194,104 shares compared to its average volume of 477,795 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, Vera Bradley shares returned -4.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 14.07%. Over three months, it changed 18.42%. In one year it has changed 5.21% and within that year its 52-week high was 17.38 and its 52-week low was 7.94. VRA stock is 44.94% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 12.27 and a 50 day moving average of 11.37. Currently VRA stock is trading -6.16% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Vera Bradley Is Much Improved – But Is It Cheap Enough?

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.59 that ended on 31st of January 2019, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.51. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.10. The TTM EPS is 0.65, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.71. Historically, the PE high was 91.50 and the PE low was 9.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 6.30, which is a decrease of -45.23%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 12.95, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 11.13%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 107.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.72

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.44%, return on assets is 6.06%, profit margin is 5.01%, price-to-sales is 0.96 and price-to-book is 1.35.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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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.