Citi Trends Draws Down on Credit Facility

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN) announced that it has drawn down $43.7 million in principal amount under its committed $50 million revolving credit facility.

The Company’s borrowing under its revolving credit facility was a proactive measure taken by the Company to increase its cash position and preserve financial flexibility in light of current uncertainties resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In accordance with the terms of the revolving credit facility, the proceeds from this borrowing may in the future be used for working capital, general corporate purposes or other purposes permitted by the revolving credit facility.

The draw down on the facility is in addition to the actions previously announced that are being taken by the Company to strengthen its financial position and balance sheet and preserve liquidity during these uncertain times. These additional actions include reviewing all operating expenses, reducing capital expenditures, reducing inventory as appropriate and for the time being, the Company is not intending to repurchase any shares under the previously announced share repurchase program.