Shoe Carnival (Nasdaq: SCVL ) reported earnings on Nov. 19. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Oct. 27 (Q3), Shoe Carnival met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins grew across the board.
Shoe Carnival recorded revenue of $244.4 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $242.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $215.5 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 $0.60. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.58 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q3 were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.52 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 31.3%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.0%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $212.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $866.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.50.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 76 members out of 87 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 22 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 19 give Shoe Carnival a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Shoe Carnival is outperform, with an average price target of $28.00.
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