) is a leading specialty retailer of women's apparel, shoes
and accessories in the U.S. It competes with firms like Aeropostale
), J.Crew Group (NYSE:JCG), Jones Apparel Group (
) and Limited Brands (
). Here we take a look at the two largest drivers of ANN's stock
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
The selection at LOFT stores differs from Ann Taylor stores,
while the design and styles of clothes are similar, and the prices
See the top forecasts for the LOFT Stores
2) Ann Taylor Factory Stores - 14% of the company's stock
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
See the top forecasts for the Ann Taylor Factory
Our price estimate for Ann's stock stands at $31.83.
See our full analysis of Ann's stock here