Destination Maternity Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:DEST)

About Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)

Destination Maternity Corporation logoDestination Maternity Corporation, formerly Mothers Work, Inc. is a designer and retailer of maternity apparel in the United States. The Company operates a chain of maternity apparel specialty stores. The Company operates through the design, manufacture, and sale of maternity apparel and related accessories segment. It operates approximately 1,815 retail locations, including over 540 stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, and approximately 1,280 leased departments located within department stores and baby specialty stores throughout the United States, in Puerto Rico and, in England. The Company sells merchandise on the Internet, primarily through its Motherhood.com, APeaInThePod.com and DestinationMaternity.com Websites. The Company also sells its merchandise through its Canadian Website, MotherhoodCanada.ca, through Amazon.com in the United States, and through Websites of certain of its retail partners.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $21.12 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,984,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $1.29
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.26
  • 52 Week Range: $1.02 - $8.42
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 1.05
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $407.45 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.05
  • Book Value: $4.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.36
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $13.18 million
  • Net Margins: -9.38%
  • Return on Equity: -10.14%
  • Return on Assets: -3.82%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 1.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.27%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 191,206 shs.
  • Beta: -0.1
  • Short Ratio: 1.77
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)

What is Destination Maternity Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Destination Maternity Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 7th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm earned $98.28 million during the quarter. Destination Maternity Corporation had a negative return on equity of 10.14% and a negative net margin of 9.38%. View Destination Maternity Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Destination Maternity Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Destination Maternity Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Destination Maternity Corporation.

Are investors shorting Destination Maternity Corporation?

Destination Maternity Corporation saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 960,691 shares, an increase of 52.7% from the August 15th total of 629,030 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 115,608 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.3 days. Currently, 8.2% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Destination Maternity Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Destination Maternity Corporation's key executives?

Destination Maternity Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Anthony M. Romano, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David Stern, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Ronald J. Masciantonio, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Arnaud Ajdler, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Michael J. Blitzer, Independent Director
  • Barry Erdos, Independent Director
  • Melissa Payner-Gregor, Independent Director
  • William A. Schwartz Jr., Independent Director

Who owns Destination Maternity Corporation stock?

Destination Maternity Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ORCHESTRA-PREMAMAN S.A. (13.70%), Royce & Associates LP (5.51%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (4.68%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.18%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.58%) and S. Muoio & CO. LLC (2.27%). Company insiders that own Destination Maternity Corporation stock include & Co Towle and David L Courtright. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Destination Maternity Corporation.

Who sold Destination Maternity Corporation stock? Who is selling Destination Maternity Corporation stock?

Destination Maternity Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Moors & Cabot Inc., Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Destination Maternity Corporation stock in the last year include & Co Towle and David L Courtright. View Insider Buying and Selling for Destination Maternity Corporation.

Who bought Destination Maternity Corporation stock? Who is buying Destination Maternity Corporation stock?

Destination Maternity Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including S. Muoio & CO. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Destination Maternity Corporation.

How do I buy Destination Maternity Corporation stock?

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

What is Destination Maternity Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Destination Maternity Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.51.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ DEST)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  60 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  137
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Earnings by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Earnings History by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ DEST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/14/2017        
9/7/2017Q2 2018($0.13)$98.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/8/2017Q1 2018($0.05)$106.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/13/2017Q4 2017($0.23)$100.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2016Q316($0.09)$119.50 million$102.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2016Q216($0.14)$119.30 million$106.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q116$0.33$141.60 million$124.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/29/2016Q415($0.11)$121.18 million$118.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/3/2015Q315($0.05)$119.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2015Q215($0.12)$120.80 million$119.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/11/2015Q115$0.27$143.50 million$141.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2014Q414($0.08)($0.14)$133.50 million$122.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q314$0.67$0.35$145.00 million$134.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q214$0.26$0.26$126.10 million$126.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$0.33$0.33$138.80 million$134.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q3 2013$0.61$0.64$141.90 million$141.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.44$138.00 million$134.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q1 2013$0.30$0.29$135.50 million$135.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q412$0.28$0.39$128.55 million$128.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.52$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.32$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.16$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$0.23$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.75$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.34$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.68$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.17 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.44 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ DEST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/27/2015quarterly$0.207.06%10/6/201510/8/201510/22/2015
5/29/2015quarterly$0.207.28%7/7/20157/9/20157/23/2015
2/25/2015quarterly$0.204.88%3/4/20153/6/20153/27/2015
11/19/2014quarterly$0.205.48%12/3/201412/5/201412/26/2014
7/23/2014quarterly$0.203.48%9/3/20149/5/20149/26/2014
4/23/2014quarterly$0.203.18%6/4/20146/6/20146/27/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.202.98%3/5/20143/7/20143/28/2014
11/20/2013quarterly$0.192.39%12/4/201312/6/201312/27/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.192.4%9/4/20139/6/20139/27/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.193.21%6/5/20136/7/20136/28/2013
1/30/2013quarterly$0.183.07%3/5/20133/7/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.95%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 49.64%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017David L. CourtrightInsiderSell2,600$1.28$3,328.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017& Co TowleMajor ShareholderSell565,159$1.38$779,919.42View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Barry ErdosDirectorBuy15,000$15.15$227,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Anthony RomanoCEOBuy5,000$14.44$72,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Ronald James MasciantonioCAOSell1,600$30.32$48,512.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
Latest Headlines for Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST)
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americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Rises By 52.7%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Express Reported Better Than Expected Results
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Destination Maternity Corp. : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corp. :DEST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : September 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DEST earnings conference call or presentation 7-Sep-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 4:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Announces CEO Transition Plan
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Reports Second Quarter And First Six Months Fiscal 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Destination Maternity Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 12:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation Announces Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results Thursday, September 7, 2017 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Given Average Rating of "" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Destination Maternity Hires Adviser Amid Retail Turmoil
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo& Co Towle Sells 565,159 Shares of Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 7:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Announces Date Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Destination Maternity Corp. : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Reports Improving Comparable Sales Trend For Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter With Significant Improvement In Ecommerce
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 5:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST) Given Consensus Rating of "" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 2:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity plummets toward record low after merger deal terminated
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:50 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Boston Beer Surges On Earnings Beat; Destination Maternity Shares Slide
feeds.benzinga.com - July 28 at 1:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity And Orchestra-Prémaman Announce Termination Of Merger
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Destination Maternity Corp. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Destination Maternity Corp. : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corp. :DEST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 8:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DEST earnings conference call or presentation 8-Jun-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 5:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDestination Maternity: Merger Scenario Reward Far Exceeds No Merger Risk
seekingalpha.com - June 6 at 5:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation Announces Conference Call for First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 5:00 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Destination Maternity says Orchestra-Prémaman merger remains on track to close during co's Q3
www.reuters.com - June 2 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity and Orchestra Prémaman Comments on Merger
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation (DEST)
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 2:33 AM
seekingalpha.com logoDestination Maternity: A Merger Spread You Won't Believe
seekingalpha.com - May 24 at 12:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRetail outlier Destination Maternity +10%
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 2:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.47
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Getting Very Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.35
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Destination Maternity Corp (DEST) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Destination Maternity Corp. : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Corp. :DEST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : April 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 12:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Earning Very Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.54
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDestination Maternity Corp (DEST) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDestination Maternity Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2016 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DEST earnings conference call or presentation 13-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDestination Maternity Corporation's (DEST) CEO Anthony Romano on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 13 at 4:41 PM

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