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$24.77
Previous Close
$24.62
Day High
$24.77
Day Low
$24.14
52 Week High
03/17/14 - $28.73
52 Week Low
05/2/13 - $16.13
Market Cap
1.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
200.0K
EPS TTM
$1.71
Shares Outstanding
43.7M
EX-Date
03/20/14
P/E TM
14.3x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
1.15%
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brown shoe company inc (BWS) Details

Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through Famous Footwear, Wholesale Operations, Specialty Retail, and Other segments. It offers licensed, branded, and private-label casual, dress, and athletic footwear products to women, men, and children. The company operates retail shoe stores that offer brand-name, athletic, casual, and dress shoes, including company-owned brands, such as LifeStride, Dr. Scholl’s, Fergalicious, Naturalizer, and Carlos. It also sells its products through Internet retail Websites that include Shoes.com, Famous.com, Naturalizer.com, Naturalizer.ca, DrSchollsShoes.com, and SamEdelman.com, as well as Ryka.com, LifeStride.com, ViaSpiga.com, Vince.com, CarlosShoes.com, and FergieShoes.com. In addition, the company designs, sources, and markets footwear to retail stores, such as national chains, department stores, mass merchandisers, independent retailers, online retailers, and catalogs. As of February 1, 2014, it operated approximately 1,223 retail shoe stores in the United States, Canada, Guam, and China. The company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

11,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/14
Founded in 1878

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $489.3K
Division President of Retail
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Division President of Global Supply Chain
Total Annual Compensation: $434.4K
Chief Talent & Strategy Officer and Senior Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $424.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Key Developments

Brown Shoe Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended February 1, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Brown Shoe Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended February 1, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $599.962 million down 3.0% versus fourth quarter 2012 net sales of $618.735 million. Operating earnings were $10.178 million against $12.272 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes from continuing operations were $5.186 million against $6.464 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $5.951 million against $5.083 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were $6.164 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, were slightly ahead of company expectations, compared to the fourth quarter of the prior year, net earnings of $4.039 million, or $0.09 per diluted share. Adjusted earnings were $6.164 million or $0.14 per share against $5.866 million or $0.14 per share a year ago. Adjusted operating earnings were $10.178 million against $15.255 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $5.719 million against $6.626 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $5.921 million against $3.840 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $5.719 million against $4.867 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to the company after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $5.921 million or $0.14 per share against $5.577 million or $0.14 per share a year ago. For the full year 2013, the company reported net sales of $2,513.113 million were up 1.4% compared to $2,477.796 million in 2012. Operating earnings were $98.617 million against $74.478 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes from continuing operations were $77.740 million against $51.827 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $53.982 million against $35.171 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were 2013 were $38.073 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, compared to $27.491 million, or $0.64 per diluted share in the year 2012. Net cash provided by operating activities was $104.032 million against $197.937 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $49.203 million against $63.729 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $61.462 million or $1.41 per share against $48.593 million or $1.13 per share a year ago. Adjusted operating earnings were $104.539 million against $98.616 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $57.084 million against $48.615 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $36.456 million against $26.126 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $51.855 million against $33.701 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to the company after allocation of earnings to participating securities were $58.845 million or $1.41 per share against $46.189 million or $1.13 per share a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the year 2014. For the year, the company expects to continue to deliver toward the company’s long term goals, while balancing the realistic outlook in terms of the economy, the consumer and the weather-especially this early in the year. As a result, the company expects to deliver 2014 earnings per share of $1.45 to $1.55, or a 3% to 10% increase over 2013. Consolidated net sales expected to be in the range of $2.58 billion to $2.60 billion. Famous footwear same-store sales will be up low-single digits. Specialty retail net sales will be down low-single digits. Wholesale operations net sales will be up low- to mid-single digits. Gross margin will be up approximately 10 bps. Net interest expense expected to be in the range of $20 million to $21 million. Effective tax rate expected to be in the range of 33% to 35%. Depreciation and amortization expected to be in the range of $51 million to $54 million and capital expenditures expected to be in the range of $53 million to $57 million.

Brown Shoe Company Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on April 1, 2014

Brown Shoe Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share, payable April 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 24, 2014.

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 14, 2014

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Mar 14, 2014

 

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