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Last $10.97 USD
Change Today +0.22 / 2.05%
Volume 67.4K
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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 and brand-specific Websites, including and, as well as through,, and 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 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: 03/12/15
Founded in 1982

destination maternity corp (DEST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $117.4K
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 Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on July 23, 2015

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 July 23, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 9, 2015.

Destination Maternity Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Four Months and Twelve Months Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Destination Maternity Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the four months and twelve months ended January 31, 2015. For the four months, the company reported net loss of $17,380,000 or $1.28 per basic and diluted share on net sales of $165,644,000 compared to net income of $3,086,000 or $0.23 per basic and diluted share on net sales of $170,594,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $27,664,000 compared to operating income of $4,879,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $27,906,000 compared to income before income taxes of $4,741,000 a year ago. Adjusted net loss was $14,109,000 or $1.04 per diluted share compared to adjusted net income of $3,213,000 or $0.24 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $3,831,000 compared to $2,277,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $21,098,000 compared to $6,062,000 a year ago. Additions to intangible assets were $768,000 compared to $771,000 a year ago. Adjusted LBITDA was $16,815,000 compared to adjusted EBITDA of $11,173,000 a year ago. Adjusted LBITDA before other charges was $11,732,000 compared to adjusted EBITDA before other charges of $11,276,000 a year ago. The decrease in total reported sales resulted primarily from decreased sales related to the Company's continued efforts to close underperforming stores and a decrease in comparable sales, partially offset by increased international sales. For the twelve months, the company reported net loss of $9,969,000 or $0.74 per basic and diluted share on net sales of $512,009,000. Operating loss was $18,036,000 and loss before income taxes was $18,544,000. Adjusted net loss was $6,622,000 or $0.49 per diluted share. For the year 2015, the company expects comparable sales in the low single digits with greater comparable sales increases in the second half of the fiscal year. Gross margins to increase slightly year over year, with greater year over year increases in the latter part of the fiscal year, as the company annualizes the periods of aggressive inventory management of prior season merchandise. Approximately $25 million in capital expenditures, including $9 million related to the relocation and $16 million of capital expenditures related to new stores, store relocations and remodels, as well as continued investment in information systems and technology, including inventory allocation technology.

Destination Maternity Corporation, 4 Months Period Ending Jan 31, 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 12, 2015

Destination Maternity Corporation, 4 Months Period Ending Jan 31, 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 12, 2015


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