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Last $14.46 USD
Change Today -0.04 / -0.28%
Volume 514.9K
VRA On Other Exchanges
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Berlin
As of 5:20 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

vera bradley inc (VRA) Snapshot

Open
$14.47
Previous Close
$14.50
Day High
$14.57
Day Low
$14.12
52 Week High
05/30/14 - $27.66
52 Week Low
05/8/15 - $13.18
Market Cap
576.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
385.4K
EPS TTM
$0.96
Shares Outstanding
39.8M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
15.1x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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vera bradley inc (VRA) Details

Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells handbags, accessories, and luggage and travel items for women of all ages under the Vera Bradley brand. The company offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, and backpacks bags, as well as baby bags and lunch bags; accessories, such as wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, jewelry, and scarves; and travel products comprising rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags consisting of duffel and weekend bags. It also provides home products, including mugs and tumblers, as well as textiles products, such as aprons, beach towels, throw blankets, and comforters; offers apparel/footwear, stationery, merchandising, and gift card products; and licenses its products. The company sells its products through two segments, Direct and Indirect. The Direct segment sells Vera Bradley branded products through the company’s factory outlet stores in the United States, verabradley.com, and direct-to-consumer eBay sales, as well as through its annual outlet sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Indirect segment offers Vera Bradley branded products to approximately 2,700 specialty retail doors located in the United States, as well as department stores, national accounts, third party e-commerce sites, and third-party inventory liquidation. As of January 31, 2015, the company operated 96 full-line stores and 29 factory outlet stores. Vera Bradley, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Indiana.

2,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/31/15
Founded in 1982

vera bradley inc (VRA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $465.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $355.3K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Executive Vice President of Design
Total Annual Compensation: $418.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

vera bradley inc (VRA) Key Developments

Vera Bradley, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Karen Peters, Executive Vice President of Retail and Wholesale for Vera Bradley, Inc., has accepted another position and will be leaving the Company effective April 24, 2015. C. Roddy Mann will take on the role of Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and in this role will oversee the Sales organization. Mr. Mann has been with the Company for nearly ten years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Operations and previously held a leadership role in the Sales organization. Mr. Mann will also continue to assist with marketing until a new Chief Marketing Officer is hired.

Angel Ilagan to Leave Vera Bradley, Inc. as Chief Marketing Officer, Effective April 17, 2015

Angel Ilagan, Chief Marketing Officer of Vera Bradley, Inc. will be leaving the company effective April 17, 2015. The company has begun a search for a new Chief Marketing Officer. In the interim, Stephanie Scheele, Vice President of Marketing, will oversee the marketing area.

Vera Bradley, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2016 and Fiscal 2016

Vera Bradley, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues of $152,629,000 against $156,419,000 a year ago. Operating income was $25,933,000 against $31,263,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $25,845,000 against $31,162,000 a year ago. Net income was $17,343,000 against $19,446,000 a year ago. Diluted per share was $0.43 against $0.48 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $17,343,000 against $19,904,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations per diluted share was $0.43 against $0.49 a year ago. For the year, the company reported net revenues of $508,990,000 against $530,896,000 a year ago. Operating income was $64,070,000 against $95,757,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $63,663,000 against $95,186,000 a year ago. Net income was $38,449,000 against $58,812,000 a year ago. Diluted per share was $0.95 against $1.45 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $103,812,000 against $87,864,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant, and equipment were $37,128,000 against $22,862,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $40,835,000 against $58,812,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations per diluted share was $1.00 against $1.48 a year ago. For the first quarter of fiscal 2016, the Company expects: Net revenues of $103 million to $109 million. A gross margin rate of 53.0% to 53.5%. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.00 to $0.03 and an effective tax rate of 39.3%. For fiscal 2016, the Company expects: Net revenues of $510 million to $525 million. A gross margin rate of 55.7% to 56.2%. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.82 to $0.92. and an effective tax rate of 38.2%. Net capital spending of approximately $31.0 million.

 

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