Dunkin' Brands Group (Nasdaq: DNKN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Dunkin' Brands Group's revenues will increase 1.1% and EPS will increase 17.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $170.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.33.
Last quarter, Dunkin' Brands Group reported revenue of $171.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $163.5 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 were $0.26 for Q3 against -$1.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 78.4%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 39.3%, 1,060 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.2%, 1,270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $664.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.27.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 154 members out of 252 rating the stock outperform, and 98 members rating it underperform. Among 70 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 34 give Dunkin' Brands Group a green thumbs-up, and 36 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dunkin' Brands Group is outperform, with an average price target of $34.33.
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