Does The Street Have Buffalo Wild Wings Figured Out?

Buffalo Wild Wings (NAS: BWLD) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 30. 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 Buffalo Wild Wings's revenues will expand 27.6% and EPS will increase 27.4%.

The average estimate for revenue is $304.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.79.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Buffalo Wild Wings logged revenue of $304.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $251.1 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.87. GAAP EPS of $0.87 for Q1 were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.98 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 22.4%, 350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.4%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.4%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.27 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.63.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,434 members out of 4,742 rating the stock outperform, and 308 members rating it underperform. Among 1,614 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,573 give Buffalo Wild Wings a green thumbs-up, and 41 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Buffalo Wild Wings is outperform, with an average price target of $89.94.

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