Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment Corporation was established in 1972 by our Chairman Robert J. Higgins. The company is headquartered in Albany, NY. Trans World Entertainment went public in 1986 and is traded under the symbol TWMC on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Trans World is the largest specialty entertainment retailer in the United States of music, DVDs, Blu-Ray, video game products, electronics and accessories. TWEC owns and operates over 300 mall and freestanding retail stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, including: f.y.e. (For Your Entertainment), Suncoast and Second Spin. The company enjoys a competitive and entrepreneurial culture that promotes innovation, excellence and ownership. TWEC is a fast-moving and nimble environment that requires a strong sense of urgency, accountability and responsiveness. The leadership is collaborative and passionate and rewards a high energy, high drive, and high integrity style.
Company Growth (employees)
Albany, US
Size (employees)
1,100 (est)
Trans World Entertainment was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Albany, US

Trans World Entertainment Office Locations

Trans World Entertainment has an office in Albany
Albany, US (HQ)
38 Corporate Cir

Trans World Entertainment Financials and Metrics

Trans World Entertainment Financials

Trans World Entertainment's revenue was reported to be $353.5 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

353.5 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

134.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

3.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(3.9 m)

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

61.5 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

11.5 m
Trans World Entertainment's current market capitalization is $61.5 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


393.7 m358.5 m353.5 m353.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

245.8 m222.6 m218.8 m218.8 m

Gross profit

147.9 m135.9 m134.7 m134.7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


9.4 m9.7 m9.5 m9.8 m10.5 m12.2 m13.4 m13.2 m102 m

Cost of goods sold

5 m5.1 m4.9 m5 m5.4 m6.7 m7.2 m7 m65.7 m

Gross profit

4.4 m4.6 m4.6 m4.7 m5.1 m5.5 m6.2 m6.2 m36.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


131 m6.6 m118.5 m28 m28 m

Accounts Receivable

2.7 m3.5 m7.1 m7.1 m


9.1 m14.7 m

Current Assets

291 m7.4 m255.2 m169.3 m169.3 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


6.1 m4.5 m6.3 m6.6 m8.3 m12.3 m13.4 m16 m11.5 m

Current Assets

6.8 m5.3 m7.3 m7.5 m9.3 m13.5 m14.4 m16.8 m13.8 m


38.7 m37.6 m37.8 m47.2 m


6 m5.6 m4.7 m5.1 m5.1 m5.2 m5.1 m5.1 m4.9 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.4 m2.6 m3.9 m6.3 m3.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6 m1.6 m1.9 m2.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(53 k)(861 k)(1.8 m)(1.8 m)


(9 k)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

647 k868 k523 k710 k1.2 m1 m1.6 m1.9 m594 k

Depreciation and Amortization

413 k402 k395 k446 k504 k500 k686 k504 k570 k

Accounts Payable

286 k548 k620 k394 k533 k

Cash From Operating Activities

(24.8 m)(25 m)(12 m)(18.1 m)(26.2 m)(8.3 m)(17 m)(30.2 m)(13.9 m)
USDY, 2017


321.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Trans World Entertainment Operating Metrics

FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Stores (U.S.)




Stock Keeping Units (etailz)

30 k
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