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

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$14.24 +0.30 (+2.15 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.24
Today's Range$13.84 - $14.25
52-Week Range$6.99 - $15.47
Volume181,520 shs
Average Volume311,099 shs
Market Capitalization$500.34 million
P/E Ratio23.73
Dividend YieldN/A
Vera Bradley logoVera 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


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio7.01
Quick Ratio4.50


Trailing P/E Ratio23.73
Forward P/E Ratio29.06
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$454.65 million
Price / Sales1.12
Cash Flow$1.1730 per share
Price / Cash12.14
Book Value$8.04 per share
Price / Book1.77


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.60
Net Income$7.01 million
Net Margins2.18%
Return on Equity8.27%
Return on Assets6.65%


Outstanding Shares35,640,000
Market Cap$500.34 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 6th. The textile maker reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.06. The textile maker had revenue of $86.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.21 million. Vera Bradley had a return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 2.18%. Vera Bradley's quarterly revenue was down 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.09) 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, September, 5th 2018. 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, June, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.40-0.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $405-422 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $411.34 million.Vera Bradley also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.15-0.17 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VRA?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Vera Bradley's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Vera Bradley's share price to reach $11.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vera Bradley.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vera Bradley?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vera Bradley in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vera Bradley.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Vera Bradley stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Vera Bradley stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Vera Bradley Designs, Inc. is a designer, producer, marketer and retailer of accessories for women. Its products include handbags, accessories and travel and leisure items. It sells its products through two reportable segments Indirect and Direct. Its indirect business consists of sale of Vera Bradley products to independent retailers in the U.S. as well as select national retailers and third party e-commerce sites. Its direct business consists of sales of Vera Bradley products through its full-price stores, its outlet stores,, and its annual outlet sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Vera Bradley Designs, Inc. is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. " (8/9/2018)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "We are reiterating our Buy rating, estimates, and $12 price target on Vera Bradley with the company announcing 2Q results before the open on Wednesday, August 30. With the handbag segment remaining in flux, we believe Vera Bradley has continued to make progress, but we do not expect material YOY positives until the holiday season. That said, we expect management to continue to control the controllables," and we expect that the rollout of new cotton designs and back-to- school could be key drivers for the company. Further, with Street expectations near rock bottom (we are the only Buy rating on the sell-side), we believe any signs of life will propel VRA forward." (8/28/2017)

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)

Has Vera Bradley been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about VRA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vera Bradley earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the textile maker an impact score of 46.99 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Vera Bradley.

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.35%), BlackRock Inc. (8.30%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.27%), Royce & Associates LP (1.30%), Alambic Investment Management L.P. (0.77%) and Spark Investment Management LLC (0.71%). Company insiders that own Vera Bradley stock include Anne Marie Ray, James Bradley Byrne, Kimberly F Colby, Michael C Ray, P Michael 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 Alambic Investment Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, Systematic Financial Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vera Bradley company stock in the last year include Anne Marie Ray, James Bradley Byrne, Kimberly F Colby, Michael C Ray, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Spark Investment Management LLC, North Fourth Asset Management LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Mackay Shields LLC and Sterling Capital 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 $14.24.

How big of a company is Vera Bradley?

Vera Bradley has a market capitalization of $500.34 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.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  268 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  650
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 8/18/2018 by Staff

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