Carter's Company Profile (NYSE:CRI)

About Carter's (NYSE:CRI)

CarterCarter's, Inc. (Carter's) is a marketer of apparel for babies and young children in the United States and Canada. The Company owns two brand names in the children's apparel industry, Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh (OshKosh). The Company operates through five segments: Carter's Retail, Carter's Wholesale, OshKosh Retail, OshKosh Wholesale and International. Its International segment includes company-operated retail stores and online Websites, wholesale operations, and royalty income from its international licensees. It markets products for consumers, and offer various product categories, including baby, sleepwear, play clothes, and related accessories. Its multi-channel international business model - retail stores, online and wholesale - enables it to reach a range of consumers around the world. As of December 31, 2016, its channels included approximately 18,000 wholesale locations, 792 stores in the United States, 164 stores in Canada, and its Canadian and the United States Websites.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Apparel & Accessories Retailers
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Accessories & Luxury Goods
  • Symbol: NYSE:CRI
  • CUSIP: 14622910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.4 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,834,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $92.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $89.03
  • 52 Week Range: $77.94 - $99.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.86
  • P/E Growth: 1.81
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.35
  • Book Value: $15.63 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.89
  • Annual Dividend: $1.48
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
  • EBITDA: $494.84 million
  • Net Margins: 7.74%
  • Return on Equity: 33.18%
  • Return on Assets: 13.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.88%
  • Current Ratio: 3.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
  • Average Volume: 595,170 shs.
  • Beta: 0.34

Frequently Asked Questions for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)

What is Carter's' stock symbol?

Carter's trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CRI."

How often does Carter's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carter's?

Carter's declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 29th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 25th. View Carter's' Dividend History.

How were Carter's' earnings last quarter?

Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.09. The firm earned $692.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $681.08 million. Carter's had a return on equity of 33.18% and a net margin of 7.74%. The firm's revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS. View Carter's' Earnings History.

When will Carter's make its next earnings announcement?

Carter's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Carter's.

What guidance has Carter's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Carter's issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.90. The company issued revenue guidance of +5% to ~$946.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $960.01 million.

Where is Carter's' stock going? Where will Carter's' stock price be in 2017?

12 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Carter's' stock. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Carter's' stock price to reach $103.10 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Carter's.

What are analysts saying about Carter's stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Carter's stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Carter's, Inc. is a leading provider of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally and through Company-operated stores and on-line at and The Company's Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Genuine Kids, Just One You, and Precious Firsts brands are available at Target. " (9/26/2017)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "We looked at the potential impact to CRI revenues due to Amazon and Skip Hop for 2017 and conclude that 2017 guidance is conservative with little upside included for both growth initiatives. We believe this provides a cushion to CRI guidance if traditional wholesale (dept stores, mass) is worse than expected (which we do not expect based on strong 1Q replenishment), and potential upside opportunity if the 1Q trends continue the rest of the year. CRI stock has been pressured by concerns over exposure to dept stores, but we believe this weakness is more than offset with Amazon/Skip Hop growth. Additionally, we believe 2Q is trending significantly better than 1Q based on solid spendtrend data for children’s (avg +6% in April/May) vs. -2.5% in 1Q17. We expect CRI to see multiple/stock expansion (CRI -15% over past year vs. SP500 +17%), as we believe CRI will report a strong 2Q (late July)." (6/16/2017)

Who are some of Carter's' key competitors?

Who are Carter's' key executives?

Carter's' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Dennis Casey, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Brian J. Lynch, President
  • Richard F. Westenberger, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kevin D. Corning, Executive Vice President - International
  • Julie A. D'Emilio, Executive Vice President - Sales
  • William Greg Foglesong, Executive Vice President, Retail & Marketing
  • Peter R. Smith, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
  • Michael C. Wu, Senior Vice President - Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary
  • Jill A. Wilson, Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Talent Development
  • Thomas E. Whiddon, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Carter's stock?

Shares of Carter's 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 Carter's' stock price today?

One share of Carter's stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.01.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Carter's (NYSE CRI)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  477
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carter's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carter's (NYSE:CRI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $103.10 (12.05% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Price Target History for Carter`s (NYSE:CRI)
Analysts' Ratings History for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/15/2017Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$106.00MediumView Rating Details
9/5/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$105.00HighView Rating Details
8/29/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$110.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$92.00LowView Rating Details
7/13/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
6/21/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
6/8/2017CL KingReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
4/27/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 -> $84.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$100.00N/AView Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$103.00N/AView Rating Details
12/19/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/28/2016Monness Crespi & HardtLower Price TargetBuy$118.00 -> $115.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$111.00 -> $93.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Earnings by Quarter for Carter`s (NYSE:CRI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Carter's (NYSE CRI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$1.80N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.70$0.79$681.08 million$692.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.84$0.97$713.98 million$732.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$1.68$1.79$916.13 million$934.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$1.68$1.61$901.99 million$901.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.66$0.72$636.86 million$639.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$1.00$1.05$716.00 million$724.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$1.29$1.40$858.60 million$867.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$1.46$1.52$853.11 million$850.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.65$0.73$609.62 million$612.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.74$0.97$674.17 million$685.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.27$1.32$853.33 million$869.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.24$1.27$811.18 million$799.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.47$0.61$574.10 million$574.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.71$0.73$649.57 million$652.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$1.01$1.02$759.45 million$770.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.08$1.12$748.04 million$760.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.46$520.31 million$518.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.69$0.79$577.54 million$591.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.84$0.89$670.27 million$689.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.89$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.30$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.42$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.44$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.58$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.13$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.50$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.57$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.71
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.11
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.85$1.17$1.04
Q2 20173$0.75$0.84$0.80
Q3 20172$1.64$1.97$1.81
Q4 20173$1.93$2.22$2.06
Q1 20181$1.05$1.05$1.05
Q2 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20181$1.78$1.78$1.78
Q4 20181$2.41$2.41$2.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Most Recent Dividend:9/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:1.61%
Dividend Growth:40.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:29.08% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.38% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
23.91% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Carter`s (NYSE:CRI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Carter's (NYSE CRI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.10%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carter`s (NYSE:CRI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carter`s (NYSE:CRI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/1/2017Paul FultonDirectorSell8,643$87.58$756,953.94View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Thomas E. WhiddonDirectorSell17,500$90.35$1,581,125.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017David PulverDirectorBuy1,000$80.10$80,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Richard F. WestenbergerCFOSell3,150$93.13$293,359.50View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Jill WilsonSVPSell4,288$92.10$394,924.80View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Michael Dennis CaseyChairmanSell20,700$92.32$1,911,024.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Michael Dennis CaseyChairmanSell20,700$90.49$1,873,143.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Michael Dennis CaseyChairmanSell20,700$93.20$1,929,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Richard F. WestenbergerCFOSell2,500$101.00$252,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Richard F WestenbergerCFOSell4,000$107.44$429,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Brian LynchInsiderSell7,000$102.31$716,170.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Jeffrey B. WilliamsVPSell10,400$102.21$1,062,984.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Julie D'emilioSVPSell7,500$102.10$765,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Brian LynchInsiderSell7,000$102.28$715,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Greg FoglesongSVPSell4,500$102.62$461,790.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell23,610$88.07$2,079,332.70View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell23,610$84.78$2,001,655.80View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Jeffrey B. WilliamsVPSell4,000$99.03$396,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Brian LynchInsiderSell10,750$99.05$1,064,787.50View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Jevin EagleDirectorSell2,000$100.39$200,780.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015A Bruce CleverlyDirectorSell7,027$90.68$637,208.36View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Jeffrey B WilliamsVPSell9,000$90.37$813,330.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell32,280$80.40$2,595,312.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell32,000$78.21$2,502,720.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Lisa EvansEVPSell21,484$77.88$1,673,173.92View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Richard F WestenbergerCFOSell6,900$77.80$536,820.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Lisa EvansEVPSell6,000$76.71$460,260.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Jeffrey WilliamsVPSell6,000$77.64$465,840.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Amy Woods BrinkleyDirectorBuy1,472$67.93$99,992.96View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Lisa FitzgeraldEVPSell20,600$70.25$1,447,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Richard WestenbergerCFOSell14,600$70.25$1,025,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell50,000$70.46$3,523,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Thomas E WhiddonDirectorSell6,160$69.24$426,518.40View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Christopher RorkEVPSell7,500$70.03$525,225.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Michael Dennis CaseyCEOSell50,000$69.21$3,460,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012James C PettyInsiderSell70,250$51.07$3,587,667.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
Latest Headlines for Carter's (NYSE:CRI)
DateHeadline logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - October 12 at 6:12 AM logoAnalyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Carter's Ranks As A Top Pick - October 10 at 6:42 PM logoMichael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS) vs. Carter's (CRI) Financial Survey - October 9 at 8:28 PM logoWhat's Behind NIKE's (NKE) Decline of 10.8% in Three Months? - October 9 at 3:47 PM logoCanada Goose Clears Key Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS Rating - October 9 at 3:47 PM logoThe Children's Place Bumped Up to Outperform, While Gymboree Embraces Chapter 11 - October 5 at 10:56 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $948.15 Million - October 2 at 5:38 AM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Buckle, Inc. (The) (BKE) versus Carter's (CRI) - September 30 at 10:30 AM logoNIKE (NKE) Stock Dips Despite Q1 Earnings & Sales Beat, Why? - September 27 at 7:00 PM logoCarter's (CRI) and Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN) Head-To-Head Analysis - September 23 at 12:16 PM logoCarter’s, Inc. : CRI-US: Dividend Analysis : August 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 21, 2017 - September 21 at 5:30 PM logoComparing Carter's (CRI) and Its Rivals - September 19 at 6:30 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 17 at 6:38 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Bank of America Corporation - September 15 at 8:00 PM logoReviewing Carter's (CRI) & Its Rivals - September 14 at 8:20 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $950.75 Million - September 13 at 3:14 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Carter's (CRI) versus Buckle, Inc. (The) (BKE) - September 13 at 2:28 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Carter's Inc. - September 12 at 4:13 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Director Sells $756,953.94 in Stock - September 6 at 7:58 PM logoComparing Stage Stores (SSI) and Carter's (CRI) - September 6 at 4:30 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - September 6 at 12:52 AM logoCarter’s, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CRI-US : September 5, 2017 - September 5 at 7:06 PM logoCarter’s, Inc. Announces Participation at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference - August 30 at 6:33 PM logoDoes Carter's, Inc. (CRI) Make for a Suitable Value Pick Now? - August 28 at 5:24 PM logoDoes Carter's, Inc. (CRI) Make for a Suitable Value Pick Now? - August 28 at 5:24 PM logo Brokerages Expect Carter's, Inc. (CRI) to Announce $1.65 Earnings Per Share - August 24 at 8:38 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 23 at 6:32 AM logoHead to Head Survey: Stein Mart (SMRT) versus Carter's (CRI) - August 19 at 8:28 PM logoContrasting Kate Spade & Co (KATE) and Carter's (CRI) - August 19 at 10:48 AM logoAnalysts Predict 10% Gains Ahead For The Holdings of DON - August 18 at 5:32 PM logoCarter's, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.37 (CRI) - August 18 at 5:22 PM logoContrasting Carter's (CRI) & Ross Stores (ROST) - August 18 at 12:32 PM logoCarter’s, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CRI-US : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 5:56 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Carter's Inc. - August 10 at 6:48 PM logoThomas E. Whiddon Sells 17,500 Shares of Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) Stock - August 7 at 7:40 PM logo Analysts Expect Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $950.75 Million - August 7 at 7:44 AM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.65 Per Share - August 6 at 12:30 AM logoCarter’s, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CRI-US : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 6:14 PM logoCarter’s, Inc. :CRI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 5:24 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Carter's, Inc. Decreased by Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE:CRI) - July 31 at 7:50 AM logoCowen and Company Analysts Give Carter's, Inc. (CRI) a $92.00 Price Target - July 30 at 9:47 PM logoCarter's, Inc. (CRI) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 29 at 7:51 AM logoWilliam Carter Company (The) -- Moody's moves Carter's, Inc.'s CFR to The William Carter Company - July 29 at 12:23 AM logoCarter's Beats Expectations, Invests in Its Future - July 28 at 7:23 PM logoCarter's (NYSE:CRI) vs. Foot Locker (FL) Critical Comparison - July 28 at 7:52 AM logoCarter's Beats Expectations, Invests in Its Future - July 28 at 7:46 AM logoEdited Transcript of CRI earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 12:30pm GMT - July 27 at 10:49 PM logoCarter’s, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results - July 27 at 5:49 PM logoInvestor Network: CARTERS INC to Host Earnings Call - July 27 at 5:49 PM logoCarter's tops Street 2Q forecasts - July 27 at 5:48 PM



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