Smith & Wesson Holding Earnings Are on Deck
byFeb 28th 2013 8:12PM
Smith & Wesson Holding (NAS: SWHC) is expected to report Q3 earnings on March 5. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Smith & Wesson Holding's revenues will increase 36.2% and EPS will expand 187.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $133.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, Smith & Wesson Holding booked revenue of $136.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 48% higher than the prior-year quarter's $92.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.24. GAAP EPS were $0.31 for Q2 compared to -$0.03 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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 35.5%, 800 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.5%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.5%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $561.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.06.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 942 members out of 1,011 rating the stock outperform, and 69 members rating it underperform. Among 237 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 222 give Smith & Wesson Holding a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Smith & Wesson Holding is outperform, with an average price target of $12.75.
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