Carters Story

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CRI -- USA Stock  

USD 98.33  0.17  0.17%

Carters is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 4th of May 2021. The stock goes through an active downward rally. Because some of us are getting excited about consumer cyclical space, it makes sense to concentrate on Carters in greater detail. Should we be more optimistic in anticipation of a recovery?
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Should you continue to hold Carters (NYSE:CRI) based on the current analyst consensus?
Carters is UNDERVALUED at 89.01 per share with modest projections ahead.
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What is happening with Carters this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by Carters are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to Carters stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934.
Companies such as Carters often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How Carters utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Carters, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Carters is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Carters cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Carters Net Cash Flow from Operations is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Net Cash Flow from Operations was reported at 589.89 Million

Disposition of 1360 shares by Pivar Ben of Carters subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Carters insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Carters insider trading alert for disposition of common stock by Pivar Ben, SVP CIO, on 26th of February 2021. This event was filed by Carters Inc with SEC on 2021-02-26. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Is Carters a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. Carters is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind Carters (NYSE:CRI) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. locking in a share of a Carters stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

Carters Current Consensus

Here is the current trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering Carters. The Carters consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering Carters

Strong Buy
4
Hold
2
Strong Buy466.67
Buy00.0
Hold233.33
Sell00.0
Strong Sell00.0

Will Carters continue to go bananas?

Treynor ratio is down to 0.44. It may hint to a possible volatility drop. Carters currently demonstrates below-average downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.02 and Jensen Alpha of 0.1. However, we advise investors to further question Carters expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Carters' stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Carters' stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Final Takeaway

While some firms in the apparel retail industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Carters may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. While some stockholders may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Carters.

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