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-0.0261
-5.92%
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Open

0.4550

Previous Close

0.4411

Volume (Avg)

446.92k (1.23M)

Day's Range

0.4101-0.4550

52Wk Range

0.3715-3.54

Market Cap.

37.84M

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

1.16

Shares Outstanding

84.31M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

-

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  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Apparel Stores
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Not Available
    • Revenue

    • 530.13M

    • Net Income

    • -38.38M

    • Market Cap.

    • 37.84M

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • -17.59

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • -

    • Beta

    • 1.16

    • Forward P/E

    • -

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.08

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.53

    • Price/Cash flow

    • -0.82

      • EBITDA

      • -24.02M

      • Return on Capital %

      • -51.02

      • Return on Equity %

      • -129.00

      • Return on Assets %

      • -51.02

      • Book Value/Share

      • 0.29

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 84.31M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      -
      Not Available
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 2.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 0

        • EPS Estimate

        • -0.34

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -11.70

          • 4.56

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -

          • 18.55

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • -0.40

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -2.22

          • 11.34

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 6.18

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 13.14

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 20.77

            • 35.67

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • -17.50

            • 12.26

            • Net Profit Margin

            • -17.59

            • 7.67

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 28.40

            • 36.14

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -1.50

            • 11.04

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -1.10

            • 72.39B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.64

              • 0.64

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.56

              • 1.72

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.70

              • 0.80

              • Interest Coverage

              • -45.91

              • 18.76

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 5.40

              • 2.63

              • Book Value/Share

              • 0.29

              • 7.61

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • -0.43

                • 22.47

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • -5.11

                • 279.77

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • -0.36

                • 150.16

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.08

                • 1.27

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.50

                • 5.04

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • -0.82

                • 12.90

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • -129.00

                    (-9.40)

                  • 39.32

                    (31.43)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • -51.02

                    (-4.50)

                  • 15.10

                    (12.66)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • -108.30

                    (-9.80)

                  • 24.30

                    (20.70)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • -

                  • 7.02k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 9.80

                  • 5.65

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 2.90

                  • 1.97

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  -37.95M
                  Operating Margin
                  -7.16
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  -0.82
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  65.71%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  41.45%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  16.19%

                  Float

                  88.23%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  17.84%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Royce Opportunity Fund

                  •  

                    1,429,536

                  • 18.44

                  • 1.70

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    1,379,266

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.64

                  • Columbia Small Cap Core Fund

                  •  

                    1,244,111

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.49

                  • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                  •  

                    1,014,036

                  • 0.51

                  • 1.20

                  • DFA U.S. Micro Cap Portfolio

                  •  

                    741,786

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.88

                  • BlackRock Small Cap Growth Equity Port

                  •  

                    646,976

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.77

                  • DFA U.S. Small Cap Portfolio

                  •  

                    557,417

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.66

                  • TETON Westwood Mighty Mites Fund

                  •  

                    464,553

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.55

                  • Schneider Small Cap Value Fund

                  •  

                    346,920

                  • 544.03

                  • 0.41

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Paradigm Capital Management, Inc.

                  •  

                    6,745,800

                  • +4.01%

                  • 7.98

                  • Clinton Group Inc

                  •  

                    4,537,240

                  • -21.40%

                  • 5.38

                  • Greenwood Investments, Inc.

                  •  

                    4,350,098

                  • +29.85%

                  • 5.15

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    3,480,453

                  • -3.95%

                  • 4.12

                  • Prentice Capital Management, LP

                  •  

                    2,848,669

                  • +1,052.81%

                  • 3.37

                  • Huber Capital Management LLC

                  •  

                    2,732,322

                  • -30.69%

                  • 3.23

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    2,718,090

                  • -26.87%

                  • 3.22

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    2,568,864

                  • -7.06%

                  • 3.04

                  • Renaissance Technologies Corp

                  •  

                    2,440,789

                  • +191.18%

                  • 2.89

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Consumer Cyclical

                  Industry

                  Apparel Stores

                  Type

                  Distressed

                  Style

                  Small Value

                  Wet Seal Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1990. The Company is a national multi-channel specialty retailer selling fashion apparel and accessory items designed for female customers aged 13 to 34 years old through its ...morestores and e-commerce websites. It operates two nationwide, primarily mall-based, chains of retail stores under the names Wet Seal and Arden B. As of February 1, 2014, the Company had 532 retail stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico. Of the 532 stores, there were 475 Wet Seal stores and 57 Arden B stores. The names Wet Seal and Arden B are trademarks and service marks of the Company. Wet Seal is a junior apparel brand for girls who seek fashion apparel and accessories at affordable prices, with a target customer age range of 13 to 23 years old. Wet Seal provides its custom...moreers with a balance of trend right and fashion basic apparel and accessories that are budget-friendly. Arden B is a fashion brand at affordable prices for the contemporary woman. Arden B targets customers aged 24 to 34 years old and delivers differentiated contemporary fashion, dresses, sportswear separates and accessories for many occasions of the customers' lifestyles. Wet Seal stores average approximately 4,000 square feet in size. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated approximately 475 Wet Seal stores. Arden B stores average approximately 3,100 square feet in size. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 57 Arden B stores. The Company purchases its merchandise from domestic vendors, comprised of domestic importers who source merchandise from factories in foreign countries. It owns a number of trademarks including, but not limited to, B. REWARDED, BLINK by WET SEAL, BLUE ASPHALT, BUTTERFLY DESIGN, CHIC BOUTIQUE, CONTEMPO CASUALS, ENR EVOLUTION NOT REVOLUTION, FASHION INSIDER, FASHION RIGHT.ALL DAY ALL NIGHT., FIT IN. STAND OUT., iRUNWAY, LOVE THE TREND-HATE TO SPEND, LIFE'S A BLUR.FOCUS ON FASHION, ROCK THESE BLUES and URBAN VIBE. The Company competes with specialty apparel retailers, department stores and other apparel retailers including Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Anthropologie, Banana Republic, BCBG, bebe, Body Central, Charlotte Russe, Express, Forever 21, Gap, Guess?, H&M, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Pacific Sunwear, rue21, Target, Urban Outfitters, Zara, and other regional retailers. The Company is subject to federal, state, and local laws affecting its business, including those relating to advertising, consumer protection, privacy, health care, tax, environmental and zoning and occupancy.lessless

                  Key People

                  Mr. Edmond S. Thomas

                  Director/CEO

                  John S. Mills

                  Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                  Mr. Adam Rothstein

                  Director/Chairman of the Board

                  Steven H. Benrubi

                  CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Executive VP

                  Ms. Lesli R. Gilbert

                  Executive VP, Divisional

                  • Wet Seal Inc

                  • 26972 Burbank

                  • Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 949 699-3900

                  • Fax: -

                  • wetsealinc.com

                  Incorporated

                  1990

                  Employees

                  7,413

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