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Last $30.89 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -0.77%
Volume 285.9K
BWS On Other Exchanges
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brown shoe company inc (BWS) Snapshot

Open
$31.00
Previous Close
$31.13
Day High
$31.43
Day Low
$30.72
52 Week High
12/2/14 - $33.67
52 Week Low
05/1/14 - $23.03
Market Cap
1.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
261.5K
EPS TTM
$1.67
Shares Outstanding
43.8M
EX-Date
12/19/14
P/E TM
18.5x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
0.91%
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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
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 Co. Inc. Announces Executive Changes; Amends Article II, Section 1 of the Company's Bylaws

On February 3, 2015, the Board of Directors of Brown Shoe Company Inc. elected Lori Greeley to fill the vacancy on the Board of Directors. Russell C. Hammer, the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be terminating his employment with the Company as of February 13, 2015, and he will no longer be an officer of the Company as of that date. On February 3, 2015, Kenneth H. Hannah was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Company effective February 16, 2015. Mr. Hannah most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of JC Penney Company Inc. Previously, Mr. Hannah was Executive Vice President and President-Solar Energy of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. and had previously served as Executive Vice President and President-Solar Materials from 2009 to 2012 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2009. On February 3, 2015, the Board of Directors of the company amended Article II, Section 1 of the Company's Bylaws to increase the number of directors from eleven to twelve, effective February 3, 2015. The Bylaws, as amended and effective February 3, 2015.

Brown Shoe Company Elects Lori Greeley to Board of Directors

Brown Shoe Company announced the election of Lori Greeley to its board of directors. Greeley was most recently chief executive officer for Victoria's Secret Stores.

Brown Shoe Company Announces Management Changes, February 16, 2015

Brown Shoe Company announced Kenneth Hannah has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company, replacing Russ Hammer as of February 16, 2015. Hannah will have responsibility for the company’s finance, accounting, treasury, external reporting, tax, real estate and investor relations functions. He will be based at Brown Shoe Company’s corporate headquarters in St. Louis. Hannah most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of JC Penney Company Inc.

 

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