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Executive Summary

Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

High growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Burlington Stores's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BURL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.6%

BURL

-0.8%

US Specialty Retail

-1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

3.9%

BURL

24.5%

US Specialty Retail

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BURL underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 24.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BURL underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BURLIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.6%-0.8%-1.3%
30 Day-3.0%7.0%5.3%
90 Day7.1%15.2%7.5%
1 Year3.9%3.9%25.8%24.5%21.3%18.5%
3 Year125.7%125.7%87.3%78.9%42.4%32.9%
5 Year322.6%322.6%70.1%57.0%84.2%63.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Burlington Stores undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

50.32x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BURL ($200.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($116.3)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BURL is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BURL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: BURL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BURL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (50.3x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Burlington Stores forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?

58.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BURL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BURL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BURL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BURL's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BURL's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BURL's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (108.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Burlington Stores performed over the past 5 years?

12.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BURL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BURL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BURL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BURL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BURL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (2.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BURL has a negative Return on Equity (-29.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Burlington Stores's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BURL's short term assets ($1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: BURL's short term assets ($1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BURL's debt to equity ratio (821.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BURL had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: BURL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.8%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BURL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Burlington Stores's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.14%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BURL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BURL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BURL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BURL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BURL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael O'Sullivan (56 yo)

1.08yrs

Tenure

US$31,848,422

Compensation

Mr. Michael B. O'Sullivan serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director at Burlington Stores, Inc. since September 16, 2019. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ross Stores Inc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD31.85M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Michael's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael O'Sullivan
CEO & Director1.08yrsUS$31.85m0.019%
$ 2.6m
Jennifer Vecchio
Chief Merchandising Officer & President1.5yrsUS$3.60m0.049%
$ 6.5m
John Crimmins
Executive VP & CFO1.08yrsUS$1.23m0.024%
$ 3.1m
Fred Hand
Principal & COO0.25yrUS$2.55m0.059%
$ 7.8m
Joyce Magrini
Executive Vice President of Human Resources10.92yrsUS$1.20m0.0063%
$ 827.5k
David Glick
Senior VP of Investor Relations & Treasurerno datano datano data
Karen Leu
Senior VPno datano datano data
Robert LaPenta
VP & Treasurerno datano datano data

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BURL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael O'Sullivan
CEO & Director1.08yrsUS$31.85m0.019%
$ 2.6m
Mary Tocio
Independent Director4.83yrsUS$254.94k0.0099%
$ 1.3m
William McNamara
Independent Director6.08yrsUS$239.94k0.011%
$ 1.5m
Edmond English
Independent Director3.92yrsUS$249.94k0.0053%
$ 696.8k
Jordan Hitch
Independent Director14.5yrsUS$239.94k0.0090%
$ 1.2m
Laura Sen
Independent Director2.33yrsUS$239.94k0.0013%
$ 176.8k
John Mahoney
Chairman of the Board & Lead Independent Director0.67yrUS$279.94k0.016%
$ 2.1m
Paul Sullivan
Independent Director7.92yrsUS$254.94k0.0063%
$ 834.1k
Jessica Rodriguez
Independent Director2yrsUS$239.94k0.00089%
$ 117.5k

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BURL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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

Burlington Stores, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • Ticker: BURL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$13.197b
  • Shares outstanding: 65.71m
  • Website: https://www.burlingtoninvestors.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • 2006 Route 130 North
  • Burlington
  • New Jersey
  • 8016
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BURLNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2013
BUIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2013
BURL *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNOct 2013

Biography

Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company offers fashion-focused merchandise, including women’s ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, footwe ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 00:38
End of Day Share Price2020/10/20 00:00
Earnings2020/08/01
Annual Earnings2020/02/01


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.