Will These Numbers from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Be Good Enough for You?
Mar 11th 2013 9:03PM
Updated May 17th 2013 5:45PM
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYS: KKD) is expected to report Q1 earnings around May 22. 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 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts's revenues will grow 7.3% and EPS will grow 37.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $116.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Last quarter, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts booked revenue of $118.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $102.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q4 were 97% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.01 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 16.8%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.2%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $462.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.38.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 451 members out of 820 rating the stock outperform, and 369 members rating it underperform. Among 204 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 117 give Krispy Kreme Doughnuts a green thumbs-up, and 87 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is outperform, with an average price target of $12.50.
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