The Gymboree Corporation – $GYMB – Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name The Gymboree Corporation
Stock ticker GYMB
Live stock price [stckqut]GYMB[/stckqut]
Confident Investor Rating Poor

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=gymb

The Gymboree Corporation is children’s apparel specialty retailers in North America, offering collections of apparel and accessories. During the fiscal year ended January 28, 2012 (2012), the Company operated a total of 1,149 retail stores and online stores at www.gymboree.com, www.janieandjack.com and www.crazy8.com. The Company also offered directed parent-child developmental play programs under the Gymboree Play & Music brand at 703 franchised and Company-operated centers in the United States and 36 other countries. In addition, as of January 28, 2012, third-party overseas partners operated 24 Gymboree retail stores in the Middle East and South Korea, and a joint venture with Gymboree (China) Commercial and Trading Co. Ltd., and Gymboree (Tianjin) Educational Information Consultation Co. Ltd. (collectively, the Joint Venture) operated Gymboree retail store in China.

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock. It is not possible to confidently invest in a company that is not currently profitable.

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