NASDAQ:DEST - Destination Maternity Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.01 -0.01 (-0.33 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.02
Today's Range$2.99 - $3.08
52-Week Range$1.62 - $6.84
Volume27,200 shs
Average Volume53,612 shs
Market Capitalization$43.49 million
P/E Ratio-4.07
Dividend YieldN/A
Destination Maternity Corporation designs and retails maternity apparel. As of August 4, 2018, the company operated 1,114 retail locations, including 480 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico under the Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, and Destination Maternity names; and 634 leased department locations in the United States and Puerto Rico. It also operated 188 international franchised locations comprising 11 stand-alone stores and 177 shop-in-shop locations in the Middle East, South Korea, Mexico, Israel, and India. The company's Motherhood Maternity brand serves the moderate priced portion of the maternity apparel business with stores located in regional malls, strip and power centers, and central business districts; and A Pea in the Pod brand offers an assortment of designer label maternity pieces with stores located in regional malls, lifestyle centers, and central business districts. Its Destination Maternity stores provide Motherhood Maternity and A Pea in the Pod products; and a line of maternity-related accessories, nursing products, health and fitness products, books, and body and nutritional products located in regional malls and lifestyle centers. The company also sells its merchandise on the Internet through its Websites, including and;; and and Websites. The company was formerly known as Mothers Work, Inc. and changed its name to Destination Maternity Corporation in December 2008. Destination Maternity Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DEST



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$406.21 million
Book Value$2.78 per share



Market Cap$43.49 million

Destination Maternity (NASDAQ:DEST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Destination Maternity's stock symbol?

Destination Maternity trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DEST."

How were Destination Maternity's earnings last quarter?

Destination Maternity Corp (NASDAQ:DEST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm earned $92.84 million during the quarter. Destination Maternity had a negative net margin of 4.55% and a negative return on equity of 19.02%. View Destination Maternity's Earnings History.

When is Destination Maternity's next earnings date?

Destination Maternity is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Destination Maternity.

What guidance has Destination Maternity issued on next quarter's earnings?

Destination Maternity updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.20-1.60 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $450-475 million.Destination Maternity also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $-0.38--0.33 EPS.

Has Destination Maternity been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DEST stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Destination Maternity earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Destination Maternity's key competitors?

Who are Destination Maternity's key executives?

Destination Maternity's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Marla A. Ryan, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Dave J. Helkey, CFO & COO
  • Mr. Rodney B. Schriver, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Thomas McCracken, Sr. VP of Fin.
  • Mr. Douglas Goeke, Chief Transformation Officer (Age 54)

Who are Destination Maternity's major shareholders?

Destination Maternity's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (2.80%), Northern Trust Corp (0.33%), Hancock Whitney Corp (0.30%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.16%). Company insiders that own Destination Maternity stock include & Co Towle, Barry Erdos, David L Courtright, David Ross Stern, Invest SA Yeled, Kingdon Capital Management, L, Marla A Ryan and Ronald James Masciantonio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Destination Maternity.

Which institutional investors are selling Destination Maternity stock?

DEST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Destination Maternity.

Which institutional investors are buying Destination Maternity stock?

DEST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hancock Whitney Corp. Company insiders that have bought Destination Maternity stock in the last two years include Barry Erdos, David Ross Stern, Invest SA Yeled, Kingdon Capital Management, L, Marla A Ryan and Ronald James Masciantonio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Destination Maternity.

How do I buy shares of Destination Maternity?

Shares of DEST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Destination Maternity's stock price today?

One share of DEST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.01.

How big of a company is Destination Maternity?

Destination Maternity has a market capitalization of $43.49 million and generates $406.21 million in revenue each year. Destination Maternity employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

What is Destination Maternity's official website?

The official website for Destination Maternity is

How can I contact Destination Maternity?

Destination Maternity's mailing address is 232 Strawbridge Drive, Moorestown NJ, 08057. The company can be reached via phone at 856-291-9700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Destination Maternity (NASDAQ DEST)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  178 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  371
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Destination Maternity and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DEST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DEST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by Staff

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