A worth reading Analysis of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for the period of 9-Day stands at 68.29% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 53.23%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Ascena Retail Group, Inc, formerly known as The Dress Barn, Inc., operates as a national specialty retailer of apparel for women and girls under the Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice brands.  Its Dressbarn stores offer casual, career and special occasion fashion apparel and accessories; Maurices stores offer casual and career apparel and accessories; and Justice stores offer trend-right apparel and accessories. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. is based in Suffern, New York.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) opened the session at $1.99 and after going down -1.49% closed at $1.98. The stock lost -0.01 points in the last trade.

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $1.93 and $2.03 during the previous active session. Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) traded with the volume of 1.17 Million with average volume of 2.53 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.87 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.12 and 49.11 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) is at 6.2% and the shares outstanding are 187.21 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 10.59.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.06 and 0.47 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 1.13 and 1.12 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) stands at 0.5 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.2.

Return on Assets ROA of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) is at -22.8% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) stand at -79.1% and -41% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.54% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 11.24%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -1.49% while six month performance of the shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) remained bearish with the count of -31.01%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) remained down at -66.94% and -68.01% respectively.