Ascena Retail Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:ASNA)

About Ascena Retail Group

Ascena Retail Group logoAscena Retail Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls. The Company operates through six segments: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn and Catherines. The ANN segment offers feminine classics and fashion choices, sold primarily under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. The Justice segment offers apparel to girls who are aged 6 to 12. The Lane Bryant segment offers apparel to female customers in plus-sizes 14-28. The maurices segment offers women's casual clothing, career wear, dressy apparel, active wear and accessories. The dressbarn segment consists of the specialty retail, outlet and e-commerce operations of the dressbarn brand. The Catherines segment offers classic apparel and accessories to female customers for wear-to-work and casual lifestyles. As of July 30, 2016, the Company operated approximately 4,900 stores in 49 United States' states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ASNA
  • CUSIP: 04351G10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.33
  • 52-Week Range: $191,187,000.00 - $4.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 46.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.87
  • P/E Growth: 0.62
  • Market Cap: $995.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 191,187,000
  • Beta: 1.93
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 0.29%
  • Return on Equity: 4.50%
  • Return on Assets: 1.52%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.05%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.45%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $7.75 (51.66% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/18/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/19/2017RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetSector Perform$6.00 -> $5.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$7.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$6.00 -> $5.00View Rating Details
12/14/2016FBR & CoSet Price TargetHold$7.00View Rating Details
12/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$7.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$8.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetMarket Perform$9.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
4/2/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$18.00View Rating Details
10/16/2015StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$16.00View Rating Details
9/24/2015GuggenheimSet Price TargetBuy$17.00View Rating Details
6/5/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$17.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
6/5/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$16.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2017        
12/1/2016Q117$0.20$0.18$1.72 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/19/2016Q416$0.16$0.08$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/31/2016Q316$0.13$0.15$1.74 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q216($0.01)$0.01$1.88 billion$1.84 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/1/2015Q116$0.29$0.36$1.78 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/16/2015Q415$0.05$0.06$1.16 billion$1.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/2/2015Q315$0.20$0.18$1.16 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q215$0.08$0.07$1.30 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/2/2014Q115$0.26$0.32$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/22/2014Q414$0.18$0.13$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/3/2014Q314$0.19$0.22$1.17 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q214$0.20$0.23$1.27 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/2/2013Q114$0.32$0.32$1.18 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/24/2013Q413$0.21$0.34$1.17 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/5/2013Q3 2013$0.30$0.26$1.17 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2013Q2 2013$0.23$0.26$1.23 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/5/20120.39$0.39$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/19/2012Q412$0.28$0.31$779.66 million$939.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2012$0.36$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2012$0.65$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2011$0.64$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/14/2011$0.49$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$0.65$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.52$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.47 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167($0.01)$0.11$0.03
Q2 201614$0.13$0.24$0.19
Q3 20168$0.09$0.28$0.19
Q4 20164$0.15$0.18$0.17
Q1 20174$0.16$0.22$0.20
Q2 20174($0.11)($0.09)($0.10)
Q3 20174$0.13$0.17$0.16
Q4 20174$0.13$0.18$0.15
Q1 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20181$0.00$0.00$0.00
Q3 20182$0.15$0.17$0.16
Q4 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.92%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/12/2016Elliot S JaffeChairmanSell9,150$7.61$69,631.50View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016Elliot S JaffeChairmanSell1,190$5.66$6,735.40View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Robert GiammatteoCFOBuy5,000$7.18$35,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Katie J BayneDirectorBuy4,000$10.12$40,480.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Catherine Elizabeth BuggelnDirectorBuy5,000$10.25$51,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016John E. PershingEVPSell4,505$7.47$33,652.35View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Robert GiammatteoCFOBuy5,000$8.21$41,050.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016David R JaffeCEOBuy10,000$8.50$85,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015David R JaffeCEOBuy4,900$10.09$49,441.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015David R. JaffeCEOBuy8,300$9.90$82,170.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Elliot S JaffeChairmanBuy100,000$9.70$970,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Ronald RobinsonInsiderSell3,950$11.99$47,360.50View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Michael W RaydenCEOSell15,000$12.13$181,950.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2014Michael W RaydenCEOSell15,000$12.24$183,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Michael W RaydenCEOSell13,000$13.18$171,340.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Gene WexlerSVPSell1,286$13.38$17,206.68View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014John J SullivanCOOSell3,427$13.38$45,853.26View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Gene WexlerSVPSell2,054$17.05$35,020.70View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014John J SullivanCOOSell1,643$17.05$28,013.15View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014David JohnsSVPSell3,915$17.18$67,259.70View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Gene WexlerSVPSell40,000$18.05$722,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013John SullivanCOOSell2,640$20.43$53,935.20View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Klaus EpplerDirectorSell15,000$20.38$305,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Ronald RobinsonInsiderSell2,145$20.38$43,715.10View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Gene WexlerSVPSell17,148$20.76$355,992.48View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Michael RaydenCEOSell40,000$20.60$824,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2013Michael RaydenCEOSell44,668$19.46$869,239.28View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Jay LevineCAOSell40,000$19.41$776,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013Michael RaydenCEOSell20,000$19.73$394,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2013Michael RaydenCEOSell57,738$20.79$1,200,373.02View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Gene WexlerSVPSell2,332$17.59$41,019.88View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Armand CorreiaCFOSell8,029$21.32$171,178.28View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Elliot S JaffeDirectorSell480,000$20.44$9,811,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA)
DateHeadline
realistinvestor.com logoAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Mean Rating At $2.5 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 16 at 3:43 PM
News IconABR Of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Stock At 2.5 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 16 at 3:43 PM
News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Target Price At $6.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
transcriptdaily.com - February 16 at 8:34 AM
News IconShares to Watch: Indicator Update on Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) - Baldwin Journal (NASDAQ:ASNA)
baldwinjournal.com - February 14 at 2:11 AM
investornewswire.com logoAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Records An Impact Score Of 75 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.investornewswire.com - February 12 at 3:41 PM
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techknowbits.com - February 10 at 9:12 PM
News IconEPS Forecast Of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Set At $0.17 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
transcriptdaily.com - February 9 at 8:52 PM
News IconAscena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Closed the Last Trading Session at $4.91 - The Newburgh Press (NASDAQ:ASNA)
newburghpress.com - February 8 at 3:53 PM
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istreetwire.com - February 8 at 3:53 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Price Target at $6.857 (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 7 at 9:38 PM
News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Long-Term Growth Estimate At $20 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
transcriptdaily.com - February 5 at 8:40 PM
News IconPrice Target Of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)At $6.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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istreetwire.com - January 27 at 4:48 PM
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News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) EPS Estimate At $0.17 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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diy-home-garden.com - January 27 at 2:01 AM
News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Stock ABR At 2.5 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 26 at 9:01 PM
News IconInvestor Corner: Checking in on Shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
sherwooddaily.com - January 26 at 3:59 PM
bizjournals.com logoHoneyBaked Ham names former Lane Bryant chief as CEO (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.bizjournals.com - January 26 at 3:59 PM
realistinvestor.com logoMean Rating Of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) At $2.5 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 25 at 3:46 PM
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streetinsider.com logoStreet Watchdog Research Rates Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) Buy, $12.60 PT (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.streetinsider.com - January 24 at 4:07 PM
bizjournals.com logoLane Bryant CEO Linda Heasley resigns (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.bizjournals.com - January 24 at 4:07 PM
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News IconThe Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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News IconPrice Target Of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Agreed At $6.857 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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News IconAscena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) PT Lowered to $5.00 (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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istreetwire.com - January 18 at 4:18 PM
realistinvestor.com logoAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) EPS Estimate At $0.21 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:ASNA)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 14 at 3:38 PM
News IconAscena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Price Target Set At $7.428 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:ASNA)
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What is Ascena Retail Group's stock symbol?

Ascena Retail Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASNA."

Where is Ascena Retail Group's stock going? Where will Ascena Retail Group's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Ascena Retail Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Ascena Retail Group's stock price to reach $7.75 in the next twelve months.

When will Ascena Retail Group announce their earnings?

Ascena Retail Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns Ascena Retail Group stock?

Ascena Retail Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Stadium Capital Management LLC (7.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.83%), State Street Corp (2.32%), Two Sigma Investments LP (1.04%), Royce & Associates LP (0.65%) and Oxford Asset Management (0.45%). Company insiders that own Ascena Retail Group stock include Catherine Elizabeth Buggeln, David R Jaffe, Elliot S Jaffe, John E Pershing, Katie J Bayne and Robert Giammatteo.

Who sold Ascena Retail Group stock? Who is selling Ascena Retail Group stock?

Ascena Retail Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gabelli Funds LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Trexquant Investment LP, Holt Capital Advisors L.L.C. dba Holt Capital Partners L.P., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and First Republic Investment Management Inc..

Who bought Ascena Retail Group stock? Who is buying Ascena Retail Group stock?

Ascena Retail Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Oxford Asset Management, Menta Capital LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, FMR LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Royce & Associates LP. Company insiders that have bought Ascena Retail Group stock in the last two years include Catherine Elizabeth Buggeln, David R Jaffe, Elliot S Jaffe, Katie J Bayne and Robert Giammatteo.

How do I buy Ascena Retail Group stock?

Shares of Ascena Retail Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ascena Retail Group stock cost?

One share of Ascena Retail Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.11.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff