Coach (NYSE: COH ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on July 31. 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 Coach's revenue will grow 16.2% and EPS will increase 25.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.20 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.85.
Last quarter, Coach booked revenue of $1.11 billion. 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.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.77. 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 preceding 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.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.83 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.55.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,374 members out of 2,547 rating the stock outperform, and 173 members rating it underperform. Among 746 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 714 give Coach a green thumbs-up, and 32 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 $78.12.
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