Citi Trends: Shows Potential Amidst Strong Headwinds

Jan. 27, 2023 3:51 PM ETCiti Trends, Inc. (CTRN)2 Comments
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  • Citi Trends has reported on holiday season results; although impacted by the inflationary environment, sales were within expectations at $171.9 million, a 16.1% YoY decrease. However, this was higher than in FY 2019.
  • Citi Trends has increased its profit margin to 39.38% and seems to have managed to control inventory levels better than competitors.
  • We're cautious of decreasing sales, growing debt and continued industry headwinds.

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Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRN) is a specialty value retailer targeted at customers with an annual household income of about $40,000 and lower. It has been expanding its footprint since last year with a three-year goal of growing by 100


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