Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 14. 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 Abercrombie & Fitch's revenues will increase 3.6% and EPS will increase 3.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.11 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.59.
Last quarter, Abercrombie & Fitch booked revenue of $951.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $916.8 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 $0.19. GAAP EPS of $0.19 for Q2 were 46% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.35 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 62.5%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.5%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.6%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.40 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.49.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 833 members out of 1,148 rating the stock outperform, and 315 members rating it underperform. Among 308 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 245 give Abercrombie & Fitch a green thumbs-up, and 63 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Abercrombie & Fitch is hold, with an average price target of $48.35.
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