Bebe Stores (Nasdaq: BEBE) reported earnings on May 3. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q3), Bebe Stores beat slightly on revenues and missed on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share improved to zero.

Margins grew across the board.

Revenue details
Bebe Stores logged revenue of $121.0 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected net sales of $119.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $109.5 million.

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

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.00. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.01 per share. GAAP EPS dropped to zero from the prior-year quarter's -$0.03.

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

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 38.7%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.3%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.2%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $138.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $536.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.14.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 425 members out of 535 rating the stock outperform, and 110 members rating it underperform. Among 158 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 131 give Bebe Stores 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 Bebe Stores is outperform, with an average price target of $11.38.

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