The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Fossil met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share improved.
Gross margins were steady, operating margins contracted, net margins shrank.
Fossil logged revenue of $636.1 million. The 13 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $635.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $556.7 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 $0.92. The 16 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.79 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.92 for Q2 were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.80 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 56.0%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.9%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $742.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.38.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.93 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.32.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 539 members out of 599 rating the stock outperform, and 60 members rating it underperform. Among 180 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 172 give Fossil a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fossil is outperform, with an average price target of $102.17.
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