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Shoe Carnival NasdaqGS:SCVL Stock Report

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25 May, 2022


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SCVL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

SCVL Stock Overview

Shoe Carnival, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a family footwear retailer in the United States.

Shoe Carnival Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Shoe Carnival
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$27.53
52 Week HighUS$46.21
52 Week LowUS$23.78
1 Month Change-10.82%
3 Month Change-9.80%
1 Year Change-20.36%
3 Year Change105.68%
5 Year Change169.24%
Change since IPO699.26%

Recent News & Updates

May 12
We Like Shoe Carnival's (NASDAQ:SCVL) Returns And Here's How They're Trending

We Like Shoe Carnival's (NASDAQ:SCVL) Returns And Here's How They're Trending

If we want to find a potential multi-bagger, often there are underlying trends that can provide clues. In a perfect...

Mar 24

Shoe Carnival: CRM Continues To Turn The Screw

Company just off the back of a record fourth quarter and fiscal year. Shares though have not pushed on since the earnings announcement. We see Shoe Carnival as a very strong buy on any pullback.

Shareholder Returns

SCVLUS Specialty RetailUS Market

Return vs Industry: SCVL exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -29.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SCVL underperformed the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SCVL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SCVL volatility
SCVL Average Weekly Movement8.6%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement8.6%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: SCVL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SCVL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19784,200Mark Worden

Shoe Carnival, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a family footwear retailer in the United States. The company offers range of dress, casual, work, and athletic shoes, as well as sandals and boots for men, women, and children; and various accessories. As of January 29, 2022, it operated 372 stores in 35 states and Puerto Rico under the Shoe Carnival banner; and 21 locations across the Southeast under the Shoe Station banner.

Shoe Carnival Fundamentals Summary

How do Shoe Carnival's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SCVL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$759.48m
Earnings (TTM)US$138.54m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.32b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SCVL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$808.87m
Gross ProfitUS$510.59m
Other ExpensesUS$372.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)5.02
Gross Margin38.70%
Net Profit Margin10.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SCVL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Shoe Carnival undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SCVL ($27.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($89.39)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SCVL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SCVL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6x).

PE vs Market: SCVL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US market (14.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SCVL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SCVL's Price-To-Book Ratio (1.7x) is in line with the US Specialty Retail industry average.

Future Growth

How is Shoe Carnival forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if SCVL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SCVL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SCVL's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SCVL's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SCVL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.1%).

Past Performance

How has Shoe Carnival performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SCVL has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SCVL's current net profit margins (10.5%) are higher than last year (6.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SCVL's earnings have grown significantly by 42% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SCVL's earnings growth over the past year (85.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (42% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SCVL earnings growth over the past year (85.3%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 70.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SCVL's Return on Equity (30.4%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is Shoe Carnival's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SCVL's short term assets ($471.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($199.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: SCVL's short term assets ($471.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($206.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SCVL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SCVL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.2%.

Debt Coverage: SCVL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: SCVL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Shoe Carnival current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SCVL's dividend (1.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: SCVL's dividend (1.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.06%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SCVL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SCVL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (6.1%), SCVL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (28.5%), SCVL's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Mark Worden (47 yo)





Mr. Mark J. Worden serves as Chief Executive Officer at Shoe Carnival, Inc. since October 1, 2021 and has been its Director since January 1, 2021. He serves as the President at Shoe Carnival Inc. since Sep...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD2.18M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.95M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SCVL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: SCVL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SCVL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: Shoe Carnival, Inc.
  • Ticker: SCVL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$759.480m
  • Shares outstanding: 27.59m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Shoe Carnival, Inc.
  • 7500 East Columbia Street
  • Evansville
  • Indiana
  • 47715
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/01/29

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.