Genesco (NYSE: GCO ) reported earnings on Aug. 29. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended July 28 (Q2), Genesco beat slightly on revenues and crushed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share improved.
Margins expanded across the board.
Genesco recorded revenue of $543.5 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $533.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $470.6 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 $0.50. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.27 per share. GAAP EPS were $0.44 for Q2 versus -$0.02 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 quarter, gross margin was 50.5%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.2%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $656.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.33.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.59 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.93.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 118 members out of 134 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 41 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 39 give Genesco a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Genesco is outperform, with an average price target of $83.67.
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