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Caleres NYSE:CAL Stock Report

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28 Jun, 2022


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CAL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6

CAL Stock Overview

Caleres, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear in the United States, Canada, China, and Guam.

Caleres Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Caleres
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$27.22
52 Week HighUS$29.94
52 Week LowUS$17.82
1 Month Change-8.13%
3 Month Change37.82%
1 Year Change2.64%
3 Year Change43.72%
5 Year Change-4.39%
Change since IPO120.70%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CALUS Specialty RetailUS Market

Return vs Industry: CAL exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -27.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAL exceeded the US Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAL volatility
CAL Average Weekly Movement11.3%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement8.9%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: CAL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CAL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

18787,200Diane Sullivan

Caleres, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear in the United States, Canada, China, and Guam. It operates through Famous Footwear and Brand Portfolio segments. The company offers licensed, branded, and private-label athletic, casual, and dress footwear products to women, men, and children.

Caleres Fundamentals Summary

How do Caleres's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.04b
Earnings (TTM)US$174.59m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.87b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$1.59b
Gross ProfitUS$1.28b
Other ExpensesUS$1.10b

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)4.75
Gross Margin44.52%
Net Profit Margin6.07%
Debt/Equity Ratio85.2%

How did CAL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CAL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CAL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CAL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.3x
PEG Ratio12.3x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CAL's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CAL PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CAL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average5.9x
DBI Designer Brands
GES Guess'
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
GCO Genesco
CAL Caleres

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.7x) compared to the peer average (6.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CAL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Specialty Retail Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CAL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.3x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CAL's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CAL PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio5.7x
Fair PE Ratio10.1x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CAL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.1x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CAL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CAL ($27.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($89.93)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CAL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (12.3x)

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Future Growth

How is Caleres forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CAL's forecast earnings growth (0.5% per year) is below the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: CAL's earnings (0.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CAL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: CAL's revenue (1.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CAL's revenue (1.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.3%)

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Past Performance

How has Caleres performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CAL became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -27.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CAL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CAL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (40.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAL's Return on Equity (50.8%) is considered outstanding.

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Financial Health

How is Caleres's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAL's short term assets ($933.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: CAL's short term assets ($933.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($500.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAL's net debt to equity ratio (75.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CAL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 45.2% to 85.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.6%).

Interest Coverage: CAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Caleres's 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: CAL's dividend (1.03%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: CAL's dividend (1.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.25%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: CAL's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.9%), CAL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (12%), CAL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Diane Sullivan (65 yo)





Ms. Diane M. Sullivan has been the Chairman of Caleres, Inc. since February 2, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since May 26, 2011 and was its President since January 2004 until December 2, 20...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Diane's total compensation ($USD10.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.00M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Diane's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CAL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CAL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CAL 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

Caleres, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Caleres, Inc.
  • Ticker: CAL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1878
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$1.042b
  • Shares outstanding: 36.74m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Caleres, Inc.
  • 8300 Maryland Avenue
  • Saint Louis
  • Missouri
  • 63105
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/28 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/28 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.