Fashionable Results for New York & Co.: Fool by Numbers

On Aug. 18, New York & Co. (NYSE: NWY  ) released earnings for its Q2 2005 second quarter, which ended July 30.

  • Sales came in lower than the Street expected, but results were exactly in line with prior guidance, according to Motley Fool Hidden Gems analyst Bill Mann.
  • Full-year guidance was raised from $1.18 to $1.24 per diluted share to $1.18 to $1.26 per stub. Roughly $16 million in sales from its recent acquisition of Jasmine will help.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights(What's this?)

Avg. Est.

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Sales

$257,400

$254,581

$242,824

+4.8%

Net Profit

--

$12,250

$(8,937)

N/A

EPS

$0.21

$0.21

$(0.20)

N/A



Margin Checkup(What's this?)

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

Change

Gross Margin

32.22%

33.00%

-0.78%

Op. Margin

8.54%

5.35%

+3.19%

Net Margin

4.81%

-3.68%

+8.49%



Balance Sheet Highlights(What's this?)

Assets

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Cash+ ST Invest.

$57,239

$65,881

-13.1%

Inventory

$100,977

$80,078

+26.1%

Accounts Rec.

$19,566

$15,516

+26.1%



Liabilities

Long-Term Debt

$75,000

$150,000

-50.0%

Accounts Pay.

$66,572

$49,012

+35.8%



Cash Flow Highlights(What's this?)

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Cash From Ops

$33,644

$16,931

+98.7%

Capital Expend.

$42,772

$22,422

+90.8%

Free Cash Flow

$(9,128)

$(5,491)

N/A



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