Brinker International (NYSE: EAT ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Jan. 22. 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 increase 1.6% and EPS will grow 6.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $692.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.
Last quarter, Brinker International logged revenue of $683.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $668.4 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 $0.37. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q1 were 29% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 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 17.1%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.88 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.32.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Brinker International is outperform, with an average price target of $35.62.
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