Will These Numbers from RadioShack Be Good Enough for You?
Jul 19th 2013 1:04AM
Updated Jul 19th 2013 1:06AM
RadioShack (NYS: RSH) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 23. 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 RadioShack's revenues will decrease -14.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $815.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.24.
Last quarter, RadioShack logged revenue of $849.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $913.3 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 -$0.35. GAAP EPS were -$0.43 for Q1 versus -$0.08 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 39.7%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.0%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5.1%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.73 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.73.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 428 members out of 892 rating the stock outperform, and 464 members rating it underperform. Among 231 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 105 give RadioShack a green thumbs-up, and 126 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on RadioShack is hold, with an average price target of $2.42.
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