Investors Are Craving More from Designer Brands Inc. [DBI] Stocks: Here is Why

Designer Brands Inc. [DBI] shares are down more than -48.71% this year and recently increased 0.04% or $0.38 to settle at $8.73. Analysts expect DBI to grow earnings at a 14.68% annual rate over the next 5 years. DBI has a short ratio of 4.56. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for DBI.

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On 24, November 2020, Designer Brands Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Date. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE: DBI), one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories, announced the Company will issue its third quarter 2020 earnings on December 9, 2020. Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 am E.T. A press release detailing the Company’s results will be issued prior to the call.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Designer Brands Inc. [NYSE:DBI] stock was on November 03, 2020, when it was Upgrade with a Neutral rating from Susquehanna, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $4.30. Before that, on November 09, 2020, UBS Recapitulated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $6. On October 12, 2020, Susquehanna Downgrade a Negative rating. On September 04, 2020, Needham Reiterated a Buy rating and decreased its price target from $9 to $8. On June 15, 2020, Needham Reiterated a Buy rating and decreased its price target to $9. On May 18, 2020, Standpoint Research Upgrade a Buy rating. On April 06, 2020, Susquehanna Downgrade a Neutral rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $4. On March 30, 2020 Wells Fargo Downgrade an Underweight rating and elevated its amount target to $6.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $2.60 and a peak of $17.50. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $7.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Designer Brands Inc. [NYSE:DBI] were valued at $8.73. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 2.14%.


Designer Brands Inc. [NYSE:DBI] most recently reported quarterly sales of 489.71 billion, which represented growth of -42.80%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $221,056 per employee, while its income is $5,981 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 17.60%, its Operating Margin is -15.30%, its Pretax Margin is +3.43, and its Net Margin is +2.71. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 4.63, 12.17, 9.71 and 6.87 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 62.92 and the whole liability to whole assets at 49.62. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 53.32 and enduring liability to assets at 0.42 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 8.22 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 8.10. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 8.58 and at 8.82 for 2nd resistance point.

Designer Brands Inc. [DBI] reported its earnings at -$1.28 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 7/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$0.85/share signifying the difference of -0.43 and -50.60% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 4/29/2020, the stated earnings were -$1.83 calling estimates for -$0.6/share with the difference of -1.23 depicting the surprise of -205.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Designer Brands Inc. [NYSE:DBI] is 1.20. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.16. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.30 and it’s amount to book ratio is 1.42.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by SONNENBERG HARVEY L, Director, and it was the sale of 23000.0 shares on Oct 01. Rawlins Roger, the Chief Executive Officer, completed a purchase of 52265.0 shares on Mar 18. On Mar 18, Poff Jared A., EVP & CFO, completed a purchase of 33853.0 shares.