Brinker International (NYSE: EAT ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Oct. 24. 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 Brinker International's revenues will grow 2.2% and EPS will expand 26.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $683.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Brinker International recorded revenue of $728.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $717.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.61. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q4 were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 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 19.6%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.89 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.37.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Brinker International is outperform, with an average price target of $31.64.
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