Select Comfort (Nasdaq: SCSS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 24. 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 Select Comfort's revenues will grow 21.1% and EPS will increase 6.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $228.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.32.
Last quarter, Select Comfort reported revenue of $246.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $199.6 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 $0.46. GAAP EPS of $0.46 for Q3 were 48% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.31 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 65.1%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.3%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.6%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $943.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.53.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,503 members out of 2,836 rating the stock outperform, and 333 members rating it underperform. Among 871 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 804 give Select Comfort a green thumbs-up, and 67 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Select Comfort is outperform, with an average price target of $36.00.
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