1-800-Flowers Hoping To Bloom Again: Fool by Numbers

On Aug. 11, 1-800-Flowers (Nasdaq: FLWS  ) released earnings for the fiscal year ended July 3.

  • Last year's net income included a $19.5 million net tax benefit. On a pre-tax basis, 1-800-Flowers earned $0.20 per stub vs. $0.32 per share during fiscal 2004.
  • Management has high hopes for fiscal 2006. Guidance calls for year-over-year revenue growth of 14% to 16%, due in part to acquisitions like this one.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights(What's this?)

Avg. Est.

FY 2005

FY 2004

% Change

Sales

$668,030

$670,679

$603,978

+11%

Net Profit

--

$7,849

$40,904

-80.8%

EPS

$0.12

$0.12

$0.60

-80%



Margin Checkup(What's this?)

FY 2005

FY 2004

Change

Gross Margin

41.10%

41.87%

-0.77%

Op. Margin

1.77%

3.54%

-1.77%

Net Margin

1.17%

6.77%

-5.6%



Balance Sheet Highlights(What's this?)

Assets

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Cash + ST Invest.

$46,608

$103,374

-54.9%

Inventory

$28,675

$19,625

+46.1%

Accounts Rec.

$10,619

$9,013

+17.8%



Liabilities

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Total Debt

$5,944

$9,084

-34.6%

Accounts Pay.

$57,121

$63,266

-9.7%



Cash Flow Highlights(What's this?)

FY 2005

FY 2004

% Change

Cash From Ops

$10,429

$42,129

-75.2%

Capital Expend.

$13,334

$10,576

+26.1%

Free Cash Flow

$(2,905)

$31,553

N/A



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Fool contributorTim Beyersdidn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. You can find out what else is in his portfolio by checking Tim's Fool profile, which is here. The Motley Fool has an ironclad disclosure policy.


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