The 2 Largest Value Drivers for ANN Stock

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Ann Inc. ( ANN ) is a leading specialty retailer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories in the U.S. It competes with firms like Aeropostale ( ARO ),  J.Crew Group (NYSE:JCG), Jones Apparel Group ( JNY ) and Limited Brands ( LTD ). Here we take a look at the two largest drivers of ANN's stock value.

2 Most Important Business Divisions for ANN

1) LOFT Stores - 29% of the company's stock value

LOFT stores focus on women's casual attire needs. Products offered consist of a full range of casual dresses, tops, weekend wear, shoes and accessories.

As compared to Ann Taylor stores, LOFT stores offer more relaxed fashions, for both work and home, in the more affordable "upper moderate" priced category offering style and value to customers.

The selection at LOFT stores differs from Ann Taylor stores, while the design and styles of clothes are similar, and the prices lower.

See the top forecasts for the LOFT Stores division

2) Ann Taylor Factory Stores - 14% of the company's stock value

Ann Taylor factory stores offer past season best sellers from the Ann Taylor stores at discounted prices and are extensions of the brand in the outlet environment.

These stores also offer products in the "affordable luxury" segment, designed specifically to carry the Ann Taylor factory label.

See the top forecasts for the Ann Taylor Factory Stores division

Our price estimate for Ann's stock stands at $31.83.

See our full analysis of Ann's stock here



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: ANN , ARO , JNY , LTD

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