Playtime at GameStop: Fool by Numbers

On Aug. 18, GameStop (NYSE: GME  ) released earnings for its 2005 second quarter, which ended July 30.

  • Management says Sony's (NYSE: SNE  ) new PSP platform was a major contributor in the quarter's 6.2% rise in same-store sales. Nice.
  • GameStop has been on a tear since leavingBarnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS  ) late last year. Just take a look at the chart.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights(What's this?)

Avg. Est.

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Sales

$413,490

$415,930

$345,593

+20.4%

Net Profit

--

$7,903

$7,672

+3.0%

EPS

$0.15

$0.14

$0.13

+7.7%



Margin Checkup(What's this?)

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Gross Margin

31.14%

31.02%

+0.12%

Op. Margin

3.17%

3.63%

-0.46%

Net Margin

1.90%

2.22%

-0.32%



Balance Sheet Highlights(What's this?)

Assets

Q2 2005

Q2 2004

% Change

Cash+ ST Invest.

$98,954

$159,748

-38.1%

Inventory

$257,396

$184,059

+39.8%

Accounts Rec.

$9,418

$6,547

+43.9%



Liabilities

Note Payable

$36,520

--

N/A

Accounts Pay.

$166,070

$130,361

+27.4%



Cash Flow Highlights(What's this?)

No cash flow statement provided. (Boo!)

Related Companies:

  • Activision (Nasdaq: ATVI  )
  • Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN  )
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Best Buy (NYSE: BBY  )
  • Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS  )
  • Electronics Boutique (Nasdaq: ELBO  )
  • Sony

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