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Foot Locker, Inc is a footwear & accessories business based in the US. Foot Locker shares (FL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Foot Locker employs 15,589 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.4 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Foot Locker's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$34.44, which is 11.33% down on its pre-crash value of USD$38.84 and 97.25% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$17.46.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Foot Locker shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$460.60 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$870.64.
|Latest market close||USD$34.44|
|52-week range||USD$18.05 - USD$47.86|
|50-day moving average||USD$30.6544|
|200-day moving average||USD$27.5328|
|Wall St. target price||USD$32.7|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.6 (1.68%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.834|
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|3 months (2020-06-22)||16.67%|
|6 months (2020-03-20)||70.33%|
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|2 years (2018-09-18)||N/A|
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Valuing Foot Locker stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Foot Locker's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Foot Locker's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Foot Locker shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Foot Locker's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$530 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Foot Locker's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$7.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.77%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$3.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.89%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$3.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 11.6 million Foot Locker shares held short by investors – that's known as Foot Locker's "short interest". This figure is 32.3% up from 8.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Foot Locker shares can be evaluated.
Foot Locker's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Foot Locker shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Foot Locker shares traded daily (recently around 4.2 million). Foot Locker's SIR currently stands at 2.76. In other words for every 100,000 Foot Locker shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2760 shares are currently held short.
However Foot Locker's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Foot Locker shares, or, against the total number of tradable Foot Locker shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Foot Locker's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Foot Locker shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1255% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Foot Locker shares, roughly 126 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Foot Locker.
Find out more about how you can short Foot Locker stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Foot Locker.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 22.61
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Foot Locker's overall score of 22.61 (as at 08/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 14th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Foot Locker is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 9.03/100
Foot Locker's environmental score of 9.03 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Foot Locker is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 12.95/100
Foot Locker's social score of 12.95 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Foot Locker is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 11.63/100
Foot Locker's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Foot Locker is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Foot Locker scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Foot Locker has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||22.61|
|Total ESG percentile||14.44|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 64.44% of net profits
Recently Foot Locker has paid out, on average, around 64.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Foot Locker shareholders could enjoy a 1.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Foot Locker's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.
Foot Locker's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Foot Locker's most recent dividend payout was on 30 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Foot Locker's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 June 1990. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Foot Locker shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Foot Locker shares which in turn could have impacted Foot Locker's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Foot Locker's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.05 up to $47.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Foot Locker's is 1.3551. This would suggest that Foot Locker's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Foot Locker, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an athletic footwear and apparel retailer. The company retails athletic footwear, apparel, accessories, and equipment under Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Eastbay, Footaction, Runners Point, and Sidestep brand names. It also sells team licensed merchandise for high school and other athletes. In addition, the company operates sites for eastbay.com, final-score.com, and eastbayteamsales.com, as well as footlocker.com, ladyfootlocker.com, kidsfootlocker.com, champssports.com, footaction.com, footlocker.ca, footlocker.eu, footlocker.com.au, runnerspoint.com, sidestep-shoes.com, footlocker.hk, footlocker.sg, and footlocker.my. As of August 16, 2020, it operated 3,129 retail stores in 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Foot Locker, Inc. was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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