Party Time?

Bday_1605_gifI came across this one the other day after it reported earnings up 1000% on a 43% sales gain…  yes, those are numbers we like to see…  along with increasing margins and whatnot.  The company is called Celebrate Express (Nasdaq: BDAY) and this chart shows its entire trading history and a short base that resembles a cup with handle pattern.

Sales/Earnings 43%/1000%. Beat by 22%. $18.8MM sales. $129MM market cap and $133MM EV. TTM P/E 9.3, Fwd P/E 33.5. EV/Rev = 2.16. 17.8% net margin, 4% operating margin [huh???]. 0.81% short. Celebrate Express, Inc. is a provider of celebration products serving families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs. The Company operates three brands, Birthday Express, Storybook and Costume Express, which respectively offer high-quality children’s party products, girls’ specialty apparel and children’s costumes. Celebrate supports customers’ purchasing experience with detailed product information, knowledgeable event planning advice and responsive customer service. Each of its brands was built around the concept of offering a complete accessorized product assortment for the celebration needs of families with young children. Each party theme encompasses the products and information necessary to help busy parents create a memorable birthday celebration.