Last $16.35 USD
Change Today -0.02 / -0.12%
Volume 85.3K
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destination maternity corp (DEST) Snapshot

Open
$16.42
Previous Close
$16.37
Day High
$16.45
Day Low
$16.27
52 Week High
03/21/14 - $29.86
52 Week Low
10/27/14 - $13.87
Market Cap
225.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
63.6K
EPS TTM
$0.63
Shares Outstanding
13.8M
EX-Date
03/4/15
P/E TM
26.1x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
4.89%
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destination maternity corp (DEST) Details

Destination Maternity Corporation designs and retails maternity apparel in the United States. As of September 30, 2014, it operated 1,894 retail locations comprising 568 stores under the Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, and Destination Maternity brand names in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada; 1,326 leased departments located within department stores and baby specialty stores in the United States and Puerto Rico; 78 international franchised locations consisting of 19 stand-alone stores in the Middle East, South Korea, and Mexico; and 59 shop-in-shop locations in South Korea and Mexico. The company’s Motherhood Maternity brand serves the value-priced portion of the maternity apparel business with stores located in regional malls, strip and power centers, and central business districts; and A Pea in the Pod brand serves the medium-priced and luxury portion of the maternity apparel business with stores located in regional malls, lifestyle centers, and central business districts. Its Destination Maternity brand offers Motherhood Maternity and A Pea in the Pod merchandise, and various maternity-related products and customer service features through stores located in regional malls and lifestyle centers. The company also sells its merchandise on the Internet through DestinationMaternity.com and brand-specific Websites, including Motherhood.com and APeaInThePod.com, as well as through MotherhoodCanada.ca, Amazon.com, and amazon.co.uk Websites. In addition, it provides Two Hearts Maternity by Destination Maternity collection at Sears stores through a leased department relationship; and Oh Baby by Motherhood collection through a product and license agreement at Kohl’s stores, as well as through Kohls.com Website. The company was formerly known as Mothers Work, Inc. and changed its name to Destination Maternity Corporation in December 2008. Destination Maternity Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/12/14
Founded in 1982

destination maternity corp (DEST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $117.4K
President
Total Annual Compensation: $533.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $401.7K
Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $385.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

destination maternity corp (DEST) Key Developments

Destination Maternity Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable March 27, 2015; Announces Change in Fiscal Year End to January 31

Destination Maternity Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The cash dividend will be payable March 27, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2015. The company has adopted a change in its fiscal year to a 52/53 week retail calendar beginning February 1, 2015 with the fiscal year ending on the Saturday closest to January 31st in each succeeding year. Due to the change in the company's fiscal year, any future quarterly cash dividends would be payable on the third Thursday of the last retail month of each quarter to stockholders of record at the close of business on the first Thursday of the last retail month of each quarter.

Destination Maternity Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Feb 19, 2015

Destination Maternity Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Feb 19, 2015., at 09:15 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: 232 Strawbridge Drive. Agenda: To elect eight directors of the company; to ratify the action of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors in appointing KPMG LLP as independent registered public accountants to audit the consolidated financial statements of the company and its subsidiaries for the fiscal year ending January 30, 2016 and the company's internal control over financial reporting as of January 30, 2016; to hold an advisory vote on executive compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments thereof.

Destination Maternity Announces Change of its Fiscal Year End

Destination Maternity announced that it is changing its fiscal year end from September 30 to the Saturday nearest January 31 of each year. The fiscal year end change will align the company's reporting cycle with the National Retail Federation fiscal calendar. The change will be effective with the company's fiscal year 2015.

 

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