NASDAQ:VRA - Vera Bradley Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.57 +0.07 (+0.82 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.57
Today's Range$8.33 - $8.87
52-Week Range$8.33 - $17.38
Volume719,071 shs
Average Volume562,775 shs
Market Capitalization$294.67 million
P/E Ratio14.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells women's handbags, luggage and travel items, fashion and home accessories, and gifts. It operates through two segments, Direct and Indirect. The company offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby bags, and lunch bags; accessories, including wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, scarves, and various technology accessories; and travel products, such as rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags. It also provides home products that include throw blankets, beach towels, and comforters, as well as items, which comprise mugs and tumblers; and other products, including apparel/footwear, stationery, merchandising, and gift card products, as well as freight and licensing services. The company sells its Vera Bradley branded products through its full-line and factory outlet stores in the United States;, an online outlet site; and direct-to-consumer eBay sales, as well as its annual outlet sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 109 full-line stores and 51 factory outlet stores. The company also sells its Vera Bradley branded products to approximately 2,400 specialty retail locations located in the United States, as well as department stores, national accounts, third party e-commerce sites, and third-party inventory liquidators, as well as through licensing agreements. Vera Bradley, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Indiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Leather & leather products
Sub-IndustryApparel Accessories & Luxury Goods
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.22
Quick Ratio4.09


Trailing P/E Ratio14.28
Forward P/E Ratio14.53
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$454.65 million
Price / Sales0.65
Cash Flow$1.1660 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.35
Book Value$8.36 per share
Price / Book1.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.60
Net Income$7.01 million
Net Margins4.80%
Return on Equity8.30%
Return on Assets6.80%


Outstanding Shares34,670,000
Market Cap$294.67 million

Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vera Bradley's stock symbol?

Vera Bradley trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRA."

How were Vera Bradley's earnings last quarter?

Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 12th. The textile maker reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.04. The textile maker earned $97.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.68 million. Vera Bradley had a return on equity of 8.30% and a net margin of 4.80%. The company's revenue was down 14.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.23 EPS. View Vera Bradley's Earnings History.

When is Vera Bradley's next earnings date?

Vera Bradley is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vera Bradley.

What guidance has Vera Bradley issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vera Bradley updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.57-0.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $412-417 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $415.87 million.Vera Bradley also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.57-0.60 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VRA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Vera Bradley's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Vera Bradley's share price to reach $10.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vera Bradley.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vera Bradley?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vera Bradley in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vera Bradley.

Has Vera Bradley been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VRA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vera Bradley earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the textile maker a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Vera Bradley's key competitors?

Who are Vera Bradley's key executives?

Vera Bradley's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert T. Wallstrom, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Patricia R. Miller, Co-Founder & Director (Age 80)
  • Mr. John Enwright, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Mark C. Dely, Chief Admin. & Legal Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Mary Beth Trypus, Chief Sales Officer (Age 52)

Who are Vera Bradley's major shareholders?

Vera Bradley's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.48%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.05%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.94%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.94%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (3.29%). Company insiders that own Vera Bradley stock include Anne Marie Ray, James Bradley Byrne, Kimberly F Colby, Michael C Ray, P Michael Miller, Patricia R Miller, Robert J Hall and Thomas Farrell Byrne II. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vera Bradley.

Which institutional investors are selling Vera Bradley stock?

VRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Royce & Associates LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vera Bradley company stock in the last year include Anne Marie Ray, James Bradley Byrne, Michael C Ray, P Michael Miller, Patricia R Miller, Robert J Hall and Thomas Farrell Byrne II. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vera Bradley.

Which institutional investors are buying Vera Bradley stock?

VRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Think Investments LP, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Ancora Advisors LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vera Bradley.

How do I buy shares of Vera Bradley?

Shares of VRA 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 Vera Bradley's stock price today?

One share of VRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.57.

How big of a company is Vera Bradley?

Vera Bradley has a market capitalization of $294.67 million and generates $454.65 million in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $7.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.60 on an earnings per share basis. Vera Bradley employs 2,730 workers across the globe.

What is Vera Bradley's official website?

The official website for Vera Bradley is

How can I contact Vera Bradley?

Vera Bradley's mailing address is 12420 STONEBRIDGE ROAD, ROANOKE IN, 46783. The textile maker can be reached via phone at 877-708-8372 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vera Bradley (NASDAQ VRA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  705
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vera Bradley and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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