Monro Muffler Brake (Nasdaq: MNRO ) reported earnings on Jan. 29. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 29 (Q3), Monro Muffler Brake met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Monro Muffler Brake chalked up revenue of $190.4 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for net sales of $188.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 7.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $176.7 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 $0.35. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.36 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.35 for Q3 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.42 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 36.6%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.9%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.9%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $191.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $725.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.43.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 77 members out of 90 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 24 give Monro Muffler Brake a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Monro Muffler Brake is outperform, with an average price target of $37.57.
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