Tuesday Morning Increases Sales but Misses Estimates on Earnings
Oct 23rd 2012 5:11PM
Updated Oct 23rd 2012 5:16PM
Tuesday Morning (NAS: TUES) reported earnings on Oct. 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q1), Tuesday Morning beat slightly on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly and GAAP loss per share grew.
Margins dropped across the board.
Tuesday Morning booked revenue of $172.8 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $169.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $170.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at -$0.15. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted -$0.10 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.17 for Q1 compared to -$0.13 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 37.6%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -6.3%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.0%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $271.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.39.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $810.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.18.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 231 members out of 272 rating the stock outperform, and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 75 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 63 give Tuesday Morning a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tuesday Morning is outperform, with an average price target of $5.00.
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