Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with acceptable track record.
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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BURL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: BURL exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 63.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BURL exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Burlington Stores's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StBe Wary Of Burlington Stores (NYSE:BURL) And Its Returns On Capital
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid You Miss Burlington Stores' (NYSE:BURL) Whopping 342% Share Price Gain?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Impressed By Burlington Stores, Inc.'s (NYSE:BURL) ROE?
Is Burlington Stores undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BURL ($334.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($332.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BURL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BURL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (76.9x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (13.6x).
PE vs Market: BURL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (76.9x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BURL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BURL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (41.1x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (3.2x).
How is Burlington Stores forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BURL's forecast earnings growth (16% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BURL's earnings (16% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BURL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BURL's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BURL's revenue (10.4% 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 (69.6%).
How has Burlington Stores performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BURL has a large one-off gain of $249.9M impacting its May 1 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BURL's current net profit margins (4%) are higher than last year (0.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BURL's earnings have declined by 11.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BURL's earnings growth over the past year (395.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-11.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BURL earnings growth over the past year (395.8%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 157.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst BURL's Return on Equity (53.39%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Burlington Stores's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BURL's short term assets ($2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: BURL's short term assets ($2.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BURL's debt to equity ratio (382.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BURL had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: BURL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.6%).
Interest Coverage: BURL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.6x coverage).
What is Burlington Stores's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BURL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BURL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BURL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BURL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BURL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael O'Sullivan (57 yo)
Mr. Michael B. O'Sullivan serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director at Burlington Stores, Inc. since September 16, 2019. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ross Stores Inc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD9.56M) is about 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.
Experienced Management: BURL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: BURL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BURL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Burlington Stores, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Burlington Stores, Inc.
- Ticker: BURL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$22.199b
- Shares outstanding: 66.30m
- Website: https://www.burlingtoninvestors.com
Number of Employees
- Burlington Stores, Inc.
- 2006 Route 130 North
- New Jersey
- United States
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, menswear, youth app...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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