Arctic Cat (Nasdaq: ACAT ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on July 26. 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 Arctic Cat's revenues will expand 32.2% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $99.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
Last quarter, Arctic Cat tallied revenue of $98.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $73.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at -$0.49. GAAP EPS were -$0.49 for Q4 versus -$0.52 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 11.6%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -9.8%, 1,000 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -6.3%, 670 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $667.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.71.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 75 members out of 108 rating the stock outperform, and 33 members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 18 give Arctic Cat a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Arctic Cat is outperform, with an average price target of $39.40.
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