Casey's General Stores's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know
Jun 10th 2013 7:26AM
Updated Jun 10th 2013 8:30AM
Casey's General Stores (NAS: CASY) is expected to report Q4 earnings around June 12. 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 Casey's General Stores's revenues will expand 4.5% and EPS will expand 3.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.83 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.62.
Last quarter, Casey's General Stores reported revenue of $1.66 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.58 billion.
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 $0.42. GAAP EPS of $0.40 for Q3 were 7.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.43 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 15.0%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.9%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.30 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.90.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 121 members out of 134 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 36 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 34 give Casey's General Stores a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Casey's General Stores is hold, with an average price target of $57.40.
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