Last $41.53 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -0.57%
Volume 695.2K
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ann inc (ANN) Snapshot

Open
$41.32
Previous Close
$41.77
Day High
$41.85
Day Low
$40.97
52 Week High
03/21/14 - $43.61
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $30.71
Market Cap
1.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
674.3K
EPS TTM
$1.99
Shares Outstanding
45.7M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
20.9x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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Current Stock Chart for ANN INC (ANN)

ann inc (ANN) Details

ANN INC., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retailing of women’s apparel, shoes, and accessories under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. As of May 3, 2014, it operated 1,032 Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor Factory, Loft, and Loft Outlet stores in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company also sells its products through operating anntaylor.com and LOFT.com, as well as through phone. The company was formerly known as AnnTaylor Stores Corporation and changed its name to ANN INC. in March 2011. ANN INC. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

4,550 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/14/14
Founded in 1954

ann inc (ANN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
President of ANN INC. Brands
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ann inc (ANN) Key Developments

Engine Capital And Red Alder Urge ANN To Consider Sale

Engine Capital Management LLC and Red Alder urged ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN) to consider a sale to a private equity firm or another apparel company. A potential sale to retailers could fetch $60 to $65 per share and a sale to private equity firm could fetch place $50 to $55 per share, Engine Capital and Red Alder said. They added that they have spoken to a number of shareholders and "not a single shareholder disagrees with our strong recommendation that Ann immediately conduct a strategic alternatives review. The consensus is that the status quo is not sustainable and that exploring a sale makes sense."

ANN Hired JP Morgan For Strategic Alternatives

ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN) has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) to explore strategic alternatives, according to people familiar with the matter. Shares of Ann were up as much as 7.6%. Representatives for ANN and JP Morgan declined to comment.

ANN Mulls Strategic Alternatives

ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN) is looking strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value. ANN would take prompt action to announce that it is commencing a process to explore all strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a sale. Engine Capital Management LLC said it believed and Red Alder activist investor of ANN revealed that they had held private discussions with ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN)’s management over the last couple of weeks.

 

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Valuation ANN Industry Range
Price/Earnings 22.6x
Price/Sales 0.7x
Price/Book 3.8x
Price/Cash Flow 22.1x
TEV/Sales 0.7x
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