Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, female apparel retailer Wet Seal
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Wet Seal's and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Wet Seal facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Foothill Ranch, Calif. (1962)|
|Market Cap||$376.4 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$566.7 million|
Interim CEO Edmond Thomas
CFO Steven Benrubi
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||24.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$140.97 million / $0|
Abercrombie & Fitch
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
December 10, YoungFool37 brought the bargain opportunity to our community's attention: "Don't like retail, but this stock is cheap and should do well, if not great."
Currently, Wet Seal even trades at a price-to-cash flow of (7.0), a discount to rivals Abercrombie (20.9), Aeropostale (9.6), and Gap (8.3), as well as other apparel retail plays like Guess
1. It appeals to 15-45 year old women, if your a retailer and you appeal to that age group, your doing something right.
2. The growth rate and potential on this company is really high. Its just going to keep making money.
3. The economy is getting ready to make a comeback in spending. Between the holiday season and an increase in financial security, people are going to buy some hip clothes.
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