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Last $16.09 USD
Change Today +0.02 / 0.12%
Volume 287.2K
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As of 8:10 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

vera bradley inc (VRA) Snapshot

Open
$16.05
Previous Close
$16.07
Day High
$16.40
Day Low
$16.05
52 Week High
05/8/14 - $30.00
52 Week Low
03/11/15 - $14.81
Market Cap
648.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
485.5K
EPS TTM
$0.96
Shares Outstanding
40.3M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
16.8x
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vera bradley inc (VRA) Details

Vera Bradley, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, produces, markets, and retails functional accessories for women. Its products include handbags; totes and specialty bags, including crossbodies, baby bags, backpacks, and laptop portfolios; technology accessories and fashion accessories, such as wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, cosmetics cases, and paper and gift products; and travel and leisure products comprising duffel bags, garment bags, rolling luggage, and travel accessories, such as travel cosmetic cases. The company sells its products under the Vera Bradley brand to approximately 3,100 specialty retailers located in the United States, as well as department stores and third party e-commerce sites. As of February 1, 2014, it sold Vera Bradley products through its 84 full-price and 15 outlet stores in the United States; 13 department store locations in Japan; its Websites, verabradley.com and verabradley.co.jp; and its annual outlet in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Vera Bradley, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

vera bradley inc (VRA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $173.1K
Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $465.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $244.2K
Executive Vice President of Design
Total Annual Compensation: $418.3K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $38.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

vera bradley inc (VRA) Key Developments

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.

Vera Bradley, Inc. Plans to Close its New Haven, Indiana Manufacturing Facility

Vera Bradley, Inc. announced that it plans to close its New Haven, Indiana manufacturing facility. The company plans to close its manufacturing facility located in New Haven, Indiana (metropolitan Fort Wayne) beginning on May 9, 2015, unless business conditions necessitate earlier action. Currently, approximately 5% of the company's products are manufactured in this facility, and approximately 250 associates are employed there. The company began manufacturing in this facility in 2009. Excluding the manufacturing facility, the company employs approximately 630 associates in metropolitan Fort Wayne, with a total of approximately 2,300 associates throughout the United States. Management expects that the plant closure will reduce operating costs by approximately $12.0 million annually beginning in the fourth quarter fiscal 2016.

Vera Bradley, Inc. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Chicago Retail & Restaurants Round-Up Conference, Mar-19-2015

Vera Bradley, Inc. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Chicago Retail & Restaurants Round-Up Conference, Mar-19-2015 . Venue: JW Marriott, 151 W. Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603, United States. Speakers: Julia A. Bentley, Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications, Kevin J. Sierks, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Robert T. Wallstrom, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.

 

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