Buffalo Wild Wings (Nasdaq: BWLD ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 23. 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 Buffalo Wild Wings's revenues will increase 28.7% and EPS will drop 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $254.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.61.
Last quarter, Buffalo Wild Wings logged revenue of $238.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $184.1 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 $0.62. GAAP EPS of $0.62 for Q2 were 6.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.58 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 23.8%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.6%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.9%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.04 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.20.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,422 members out of 4,738 rating the stock outperform, and 316 members rating it underperform. Among 1,631 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,583 give Buffalo Wild Wings a green thumbs-up, and 48 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Buffalo Wild Wings is outperform, with an average price target of $91.64.