What Designer Brands (DBI) Investors Need to Know

Designer Brands moved 0.61% this morning session, trading between a high of $9.55 and a low of $8.62 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $8.23 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $13.

Designer Brands Inc. designs, manufactures and retails women's, men's and children's footwear and accessories primarily in North America. The small-cap apparel retail company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 2.43%. Designer Brands has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 1.85, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.48.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.61. Usually a PEG ratio between zero and one indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Here's an overview of the company's gross margins in recent years:

Date Reported Revenue (k) Cost of Revenue (k) Gross Margin YoY Growth
2022-01-29 $3,196,583 $2,127,946 33.43% 139.99%
2021-01-30 $2,234,719 $1,923,478 13.93% -51.33%
2020-02-01 $3,492,687 $2,493,017 28.62% -3.11%
2019-02-02 $3,177,918 $2,239,229 29.54% 3.72%
2018-02-03 $2,805,555 $2,006,423 28.48% n/a
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