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

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$2.35 +0.01 (+0.43 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 06:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.34
Today's Range$2.32 - $2.44
52-Week Range$1.88 - $6.84
Volume44,100 shs
Average Volume56,576 shs
Market Capitalization$33.81 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.65
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 Motherhood.com and APeaInThePod.com; DestinationMaternity.com; and MotherhoodCanada.ca and Amazon.com 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DEST
Previous Symbol
CUSIP25065D10
Phone856-291-9700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68
Current Ratio1.18
Quick Ratio0.23

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$406.21 million
Price / Sales0.08
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$2.31 per share
Price / Book1.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.74)
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-4.55%
Return on Equity-19.02%
Return on Assets-4.59%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,700
Outstanding Shares14,450,000
Market Cap$33.81 million
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $92.84 million for 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 earnings per share (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?

News coverage about DEST stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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. Thomas McCracken, Sr. VP of Fin.
  • Mr. Rodney B. Schriver, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 61)

Who are Destination Maternity's major shareholders?

Destination Maternity's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (4.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.25%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.25%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (2.86%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.23%). Company insiders that own Destination Maternity stock include & Co Towle, Barry Erdos, David L Courtright, David Ross Stern, Invest SA Yeled, Marla A Ryan and Ronald James Masciantonio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Destination Maternity.

Which major investors are selling Destination Maternity stock?

DEST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Destination Maternity.

Which major investors are buying Destination Maternity stock?

DEST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Palo Capital Inc., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought Destination Maternity stock in the last two years include Barry Erdos, David Ross Stern, Invest SA Yeled, 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 $2.35.

How big of a company is Destination Maternity?

Destination Maternity has a market capitalization of $33.81 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 http://www.destinationmaternitycorp.com.

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:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  353
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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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