Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Buy or Sell: Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ: PERY)

Buy or Sell: Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ: PERY)


Perry Ellis International is in the consumer cyclical sector and manufacturing apparel and furniture industry. The company CEO is Oscar Feldenkreis. Perry Ellis International Inc is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of men’s and women’s apparel, accessories and fragrances in the United States under its own brand names or via licensed brands including Original Penguin and Perry Elli.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PERY stock showed a previous change of 0.15% with an open at 27.48 and a close of 27.50. It reached an intraday high of 27.51 and a low of 27.48.

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The stock has a market cap of $436.8m with 15.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 13.3m shares. Trading volume reached 168,485 shares compared to its average volume of 174,532 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, Perry Ellis International shares returned 0.22% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.36%. Over three months, it changed -2.62%. In one year it has changed 19.83% and within that year its 52-week high was 29.59 and its 52-week low was 22.00. PERY stock is 25.00% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 26.93 and a 50 day moving average of 27.48. Currently PERY stock is trading 2.12% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.67 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.49. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.25. The TTM EPS is 1.90, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.47.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Jul18 (Reported on 08/30/2018): -0.21
Apr18 (Reported on 05/31/2018): 0.66
Jan18 (Reported on 03/16/2018): 2.57
Oct17 (Reported on 11/30/2017): 0.21
Jul17 (Reported on 08/24/2017): 0.06

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 31.27, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 12.07%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 16.20% of insider ownership and 174.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 380,260, which was 2.39% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.14. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.31.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 13.95%, return on assets is 8.86%, profit margin is 5.66%, price-to-sales is 0.50 and price-to-book is 1.13.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :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.