Alert: Rating Downgrade (7/1/20)-Designer Brands Inc (NYSE: DBI).


Stock Rating Downgrade

Reflecting eroding fundamentals and low Appreciation Potential, the Value Trend Rating for Designer Brands Inc (NYSE: DBI) weakened recently. DBI’s current Value Trend Rating is D and the prior Rating was C. Details supporting this lower rating are included in our next report.


Recent Price Action

Designer Brands Inc (NYSE: DBI) stock closed at $6.54 on 7/1/20 after a large decline of -3.4%. However, this decline was accompanied by below average trading volume at 70% of normal. The stock has been extremely weak relative to the market over the last nine months and has declined -5.8% during the last week.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to exceed the cost of capital, DBI is expected to continue to be a modest Value Builder.

Designer Brands has a current Value Trend Rating of D (Negative). This rating combines very contradictory signals from two proprietary PTR measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Designer Brands has a good Appreciation Score of 78 but a very low Power Rating of 0, producing the Negative Value Trend Rating.

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During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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