Last $28.39 USD
Change Today -1.72 / -5.71%
Volume 391.9K
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brown shoe company inc (BWS) Snapshot

Open
$29.73
Previous Close
$30.11
Day High
$29.85
Day Low
$28.27
52 Week High
12/2/14 - $33.67
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $22.30
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
245.4K
EPS TTM
$1.67
Shares Outstanding
43.8M
EX-Date
12/19/14
P/E TM
17.0x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
0.99%
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brown shoe company inc (BWS) Details

Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through Famous Footwear, Wholesale Operations, Specialty Retail, and Other segments. It offers licensed, branded, and private-label casual, dress, and athletic footwear products to women, men, and children. The company operates retail shoe stores that offer brand-name, athletic, casual, and dress shoes, including company-owned brands, such as LifeStride, Dr. Scholl’s, Fergalicious, Naturalizer, and Carlos. It also sells its products through Internet retail Websites that include Famous.com, Naturalizer.com, Naturalizer.ca, DrSchollsShoes.com, and SamEdelman.com, as well as Ryka.com, LifeStride.com, ViaSpiga.com, Vince.com, CarlosShoes.com, and FergieShoes.com. In addition, the company designs, sources, and markets footwear to retail stores, such as national chains, department stores, mass merchandisers, independent retailers, online retailers, and catalogs. As of February 1, 2014, it operated approximately 1,223 retail shoe stores in the United States, Canada, Guam, and China. The company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

11,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/14
Founded in 1878

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $489.3K
Division President of Retail
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Division President of Global Supply Chain
Total Annual Compensation: $434.4K
Chief Talent & Strategy Officer and Senior Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $424.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

brown shoe company inc (BWS) Key Developments

Brown Shoe Company Announces Amendment and Extension of Credit Agreement

Brown Shoe Company announced it has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement, which extends its senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility to December 2019, lowers the interest rate by 100 basis points, reduces unused fees and provides for less restrictive covenants and more flexibility. The company’s borrowing capacity under the agreement has been increased to $600 million, and the agreement includes an accordion feature, which allows the company to request an increase in the size of the facility to $750 million in the aggregate. The credit facility will primarily be used for working capital and as backing for trade letters of credit. It may also be used for investments in infrastructure, potential acquisitions and general corporate purposes.

Brown Shoe Mulls Acquisitions

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (NYSE:BWS) intends to pursue acquisitions. Brown Shoe has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement. The company's borrowing capacity under the agreement has been increased to $600 million. The company plans to use the funds primarily for working capital and as backing for trade letters of credit. It may also be used for investments in infrastructure, potential acquisitions and general corporate purposes.

Brown Shoe Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on January 2, 2015

Brown Shoe Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on January 2, 2015, to shareholders of record on December 23, 2014.

 

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