Citi Trends Story

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CTRN -- USA Stock  

USD 23.87  1.09  4.78%

Citi Trends is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. Many investors are getting excited about consumer cyclical space, let's analyze if Citi Trends fundamentals are strong enough to attract traders. We will evaluate if Citi Trends shares are reasonably priced going into September. We currently estimate Citi Trends as fairly valued. The real value is approaching 18.53 per share.
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Does Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN) have persistent basic indicators based on the latest rise?
Our trade advice tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on Citi Trends and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. The company dividends can provide a clue to the current value of the stock. This firm one year expected dividend income is about $0.19 per share.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Citi Trends income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Citi Trends investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Citi Trends investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Citi Trends's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Citi Trends's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages. The goal of Citi Trends fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Citi Trends performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Citi Trends shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value Citi Trends is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Citi Trends. Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

What is Citi Trends Asset Breakdown?

Citi Trends reports assets on its Balance Sheet. It represents the amount of Citi Trends resources that either has an existing economic value or will provide some form of benefits in the future. To get a better handle on how balance sheet or income statements item affect Citi Trends volatility, please check the breakdown of all its fundamentals

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Citi Trends earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Citi Trends dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Citi Trends one year expected dividend income is about $0.16 per share.
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is expected to rise to about (2.9 M) this year. The value of Dividend Yield is estimated to slide to 0.0105.
Last ReportedProjected for 2020
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-3.8 M-2.9 M
Dividend Yield 0.014  0.0105 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.32  0.23 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Citi Trends is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Citi Trends must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend. This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Citi Trends. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How Citi Trends utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Citi Trends, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Citi Trends is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Citi Trends cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Citi Trends Net Cash Flow from Operations is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Cash Flow from Operations is estimated at 43.65 Million

Citi Trends Gross Profit

Citi Trends Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Citi Trends previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Citi Trends Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years. Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Citi Trends exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by Citi Trends 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:
Citi Trends insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock $0.01 par value by Duskin Jonathan, the corporate stakeholder, on 2nd of July 2020. This event was filed by Citi Trends Inc with SEC on 2020-07-02. 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.

Breaking down Citi Trends Indicators

There are few distinct groups of Citi Trends stakehholders that the SEC considers insiders. Investors usually gain information through their work as corporate directors, officers, or employees. If these individuals share the information with a friend, family, or business partner and the person who receives the information exchanges stock in the company, he or shie is also an insider. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Citi Trends is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Citi Trends retains a total of 10.62 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Citi Trends outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Citi Trends to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Citi Trends. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Citi Trends as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Remember, it does not matter who owns the company or if the company is currently losing money. If the true value of the company is more than the market pays for it currently, you can still have a good investment opportunity.

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Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Citi Trends has an asset utilization ratio of 220.35 percent. This suggests that the company is making $2.2 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Citi Trends is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Current Assets
232.9 M
Assets Non Current
176.3 M
Current Assets232.93 Million55.36
Assets Non Current176.29 Million41.9
Goodwill1.23 Million0.29
Tax Assets10.27 Million2.44

Another 3 percent slide for Citi Trends

Semi deviation is down to 2.9. It may entail a possible volatility slide. As of the 19th of August, Citi Trends shows the Downside Deviation of 3.55, mean deviation of 3.38, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.2698. Citi Trends technical analysis gives you the methodology to make use of historical prices and volume patterns to determine a pattern that approximates the direction of the firm's future prices. Put another way, you can use this information to find out if the firm will indeed mirror its model of historical prices and volume momentum, or the prices will eventually revert. We were able to analyze nineteen technical drivers for Citi Trends, which can be compared to its rivals. Please confirm Citi Trends variance, value at risk, as well as the relationship between the Value At Risk and skewness to decide if Citi Trends is priced correctly, providing market reflects its regular price of 18.4 per share. Given that Citi Trends has jensen alpha of 0.5997, we suggest you to validate Citi Trends's prevailing market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at a future point.

Our Conclusion on Citi Trends

Whereas some other firms under the apparel retail industry are still a bit expensive, Citi Trends may offer a potential longer-term growth to institutional investors. With a less-than optimistic outlook for your 30 days horizon, it may be a good time to exit some or all of your Citi Trends holdings as it seems the potential growth was already fully factored into the current price. 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 Citi Trends.

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