Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Jan. 25. 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 Hanesbrands's revenues will expand 0.6% and EPS will increase 139.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.15 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.98.
Last quarter, Hanesbrands logged revenue of $1.22 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.19 billion.
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 $1.11. GAAP EPS of $1.10 for Q3 were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.91 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 32.8%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.8%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.0%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.52 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.53.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 183 members out of 224 rating the stock outperform, and 41 members rating it underperform. Among 71 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 58 give Hanesbrands a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hanesbrands is buy, with an average price target of $36.10.
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