Dillard's (NYSE: DDS ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Nov. 8. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Dillard's revenues will expand 1.7% and EPS will increase 43.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.44 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.
Last quarter, Dillard's reported revenue of $1.53 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.48 billion.
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 $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.63 for Q2 were 97% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 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 35.2%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.3%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.0%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.67 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.97.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 153 members out of 393 rating the stock outperform, and 240 members rating it underperform. Among 126 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 57 give Dillard's a green thumbs-up, and 69 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dillard's is outperform, with an average price target of $67.50.
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