The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 1 (Q1), Winnebago Industries crushed expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Winnebago Industries recorded revenue of $193.6 million. The two analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $155.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 47% higher than the prior-year quarter's $131.8 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 $0.26. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.09 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.26 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 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 10.7%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.8%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $149.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $657.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.48.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 130 members out of 261 rating the stock outperform, and 131 members rating it underperform. Among 70 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 43 give Winnebago Industries a green thumbs-up, and 27 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Winnebago Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $16.00.
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