The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q3), Coach met expectations on revenue and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Coach recorded revenue of $1.11 billion. The 21 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see sales of $1.10 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $950.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.77. The 25 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.75 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.77 for Q3 were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.62 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 73.8%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 30.4%, 370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.3%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.19 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.85.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $4.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.52.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS. Among 807 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 780 give Coach a green thumbs-up, and 27 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Coach is outperform, with an average price target of $77.71.
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