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Executive Summary

Dillard's, Inc. operates as a fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the southwest, southeast, and midwest regions of the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Unattractive dividend payer with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DDS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.8%

DDS

-1.9%

US Multiline Retail

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-34.3%

DDS

20.6%

US Multiline Retail

18.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DDS underperformed the US Multiline Retail industry which returned 20.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DDS underperformed the US Market which returned 18.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DDSIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.8%-1.9%-0.4%
30 Day60.7%7.1%8.0%
90 Day93.9%17.0%9.4%
1 Year-33.2%-34.3%22.6%20.6%21.0%18.3%
3 Year-4.9%-7.7%96.1%84.9%42.1%32.7%
5 Year-43.7%-45.9%97.5%73.0%85.6%64.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Dillard's undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.79x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DDS ($48.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($27.72)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: DDS 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 DDS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DDS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average (3.3x).


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Future Growth

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

113.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DDS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: DDS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: DDS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DDS's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DDS's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DDS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.6%).


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Past Performance

How has Dillard's performed over the past 5 years?

-27.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DDS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DDS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DDS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DDS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Multiline Retail industry (43.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DDS has a negative Return on Equity (-7.1%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Dillard's's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DDS's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($831.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: DDS's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($880.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DDS's debt to equity ratio (58%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DDS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 42% to 58% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DDS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.2%).

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.24%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DDS's dividend (1.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.63%).

High Dividend: DDS's dividend (1.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.56%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: DDS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: DDS is forecast to pay a dividend in 3 years whilst incurring a loss, therefore the dividend is not forecast to be well covered.


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Management

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

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

William Dillard (75 yo)

22.42yrs

Tenure

US$1,928,268

Compensation

Mr. William T. Dillard, II has been the Chairman at Dillard's Inc. since May 2002 and has been Chief Executive Officer since May 1998. Mr. Dillard served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Dillard ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD1.93M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.94M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William Dillard
Chairman & CEO22.42yrsUS$1.93m4.83%
$ 52.3m
Alex Dillard
President & Director45.75yrsUS$7.76m5.09%
$ 55.1m
Chris Johnson
Senior VP & Co-Principal Financial Officer5.75yrsUS$1.25m0.071%
$ 772.5k
Phillip Watts
Senior VP5.67yrsUS$1.61m0.083%
$ 902.7k
Mike Dillard
Executive VP & Director44.75yrsUS$4.28m2.8%
$ 30.4m
Drue Matheny
Executive VP & Director26.75yrsUS$4.03m2.18%
$ 23.6m
Julie Guymon
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Dean Worley
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary8.75yrsno data0.074%
$ 807.0k
Denise Mahaffy
Senior Vice President5.75yrsno datano data
William Dillard
Senior Vice President5.75yrsno data0.78%
$ 8.4m

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: DDS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William Dillard
Chairman & CEO22.42yrsUS$1.93m4.83%
$ 52.3m
Alex Dillard
President & Director45.75yrsUS$7.76m5.09%
$ 55.1m
Mike Dillard
Executive VP & Director44.75yrsUS$4.28m2.8%
$ 30.4m
Drue Matheny
Executive VP & Director26.75yrsUS$4.03m2.18%
$ 23.6m
Warren Stephens
Director18.75yrsUS$226.41k0.14%
$ 1.5m
James Freeman
Independent Director29.75yrsUS$226.41k0.68%
$ 7.3m
Frank Mori
Independent Director12.75yrsUS$226.41k0.13%
$ 1.4m
Robert Connor
Independent Director33.75yrsUS$251.41k0.34%
$ 3.6m
J.C. Watts
Independent Director11.17yrsUS$226.41k0.071%
$ 775.0k
John Rutledge
Independent Director7.75yrsUS$251.41k0.088%
$ 949.4k
Nick White
Independent Director12.75yrsUS$226.41k0.26%
$ 2.8m
Harry Hastings
Independent Director10.42yrsUS$226.41k0.082%
$ 887.0k

18.6yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DDS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.6 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Dillard's, Inc.
  • Ticker: DDS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1938
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$1.084b
  • Shares outstanding: 22.38m
  • Website: https://www.dillards.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Dillard's, Inc.
  • 1600 Cantrell Road
  • Little Rock
  • Arkansas
  • 72201
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DDSNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJan 1969
DL7ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURJan 1969

Biography

Dillard's, Inc. operates as a fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the southwest, southeast, and midwest regions of the United States. Its stores offer merchandise, including fashion ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/23 23:57
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 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.