NasdaqGS:CTRN

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Citi Trends, Inc. operates as a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Citi Trends is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Citi Trends's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

12.4%

NasdaqGS:CTRN

7.9%

US Specialty Retail

2.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-44.7%

NasdaqGS:CTRN

-5.3%

US Specialty Retail

-0.04%

US Market

CTRN underperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned -5.6% over the past year.

CTRN underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CTRNIndustryMarket
7 Day12.4%7.9%2.1%
30 Day15.0%-0.5%-3.2%
90 Day10.6%5.5%2.8%
1 Year-43.8%-44.7%-3.7%-5.3%2.2%-0.04%
3 Year-10.1%-14.0%26.5%19.9%41.5%32.3%
5 Year-23.4%-27.6%49.7%36.3%55.0%37.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Citi Trends's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Citi Trends undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

11.98x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Citi Trends's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Citi Trends's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Citi Trends is good value based on earnings compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.

Citi Trends is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Citi Trends, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Citi Trends is good value based on assets compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Citi Trends expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Citi Trends is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Citi Trends's earnings are expected to grow by 14.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Citi Trends's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Citi Trends's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Citi Trends's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Citi Trends will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Citi Trends performed over the past 5 years?

19.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Citi Trends's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Citi Trends's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (5.4% vs 19%)

Citi Trends's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry average in the past year (5.4% vs 10.5%).


Return on Equity

Citi Trends has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Citi Trends used its assets less efficiently than the US Specialty Retail industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Citi Trends's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Citi Trends's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Citi Trends is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Citi Trends's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Citi Trends has no debt.

Citi Trends has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Citi Trends has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Citi Trends has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Citi Trends has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Citi Trends's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.89%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Citi Trends's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.49%).

Citi Trends's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.84%).

Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Citi Trends has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Dividend payments have increased, but Citi Trends only paid a dividend in the past 4 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (4.4x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Citi Trends's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bruce Smith (60yo)

2.4yrs

Tenure

US$1,187,902

Compensation

Mr. Bruce D. Smith has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Citi Trends, Inc. since March 15, 2018 and has been its Secretary since March 2015. He served as Acting Chief Executive Office ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Bruce's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Bruce's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Citi Trends management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Citi Trends board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$38,68003 Apr 19
Christina Short
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior Key Executive
Senior VP & General Merchandise Manager
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$19.34
SellUS$294,48419 Dec 18
Macellum Management, LP
EntityCompany
Shares15,000
Max PriceUS$20.01
SellUS$351,32830 Aug 18
Macellum Management, LP
EntityCompany
Shares10,800
Max PriceUS$32.80
SellUS$185,99830 Aug 18
Ivy Council
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Compliance Officer
Executive VP of Human Resources & Chief Compliance Officer
Shares5,734
Max PriceUS$33.02

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ivy Council (62yo)

    Executive VP of Human Resources & Chief Compliance Officer

    • Tenure: 7.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$582.53k
  • Bruce Smith (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.19m
  • Stuart Clifford (65yo)

    Senior VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$340.84k
  • James Dunn (62yo)

    Senior Vice President of Store Operations

    • Tenure: 13.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$624.43k
  • Peter Sachse (61yo)

    Director & Special Advisor to the CEO

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Charles Crowell (66yo)

    Senior Vice President of Supply Chain

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$584.92k
  • Brian Lattman (48yo)

    Senior VP & General Merchandise Manager

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$464.29k
  • Christina Short (47yo)

    Senior VP & General Merchandise Manager

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$468.98k

Board Members

  • Barbara Levy (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$189.75k
  • Brian Carney (58yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$193.25k
  • Bruce Smith (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.19m
  • Paul Metcalf (58yo)

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Laurens Goff (47yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$215.00k
  • Margaret Jenkins (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$178.00k
  • Peter Sachse (61yo)

    Director & Special Advisor to the CEO

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Jon Duskin (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$183.75k

Company Information

Citi Trends, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Citi Trends, Inc.
  • Ticker: CTRN
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$201.916m
  • Shares outstanding: 11.92m
  • Website: https://www.cititrends.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Citi Trends, Inc.
  • 104 Coleman Boulevard
  • Savannah
  • Georgia
  • 31408
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CTRNNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 2005
WW2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 2005

Biography

Citi Trends, Inc. operates as a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories. The company offers apparel, such as fashion sportswear for men and women, as well as children, including newb ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/22 23:59
End of Day Share Price2019/08/22 00:00
Earnings2019/05/04
Annual Earnings2019/02/02


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.