What to Expect from Regis

Regis (NYSE: RGS  ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Jan. 31. 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 Regis's revenues will drop -10.3% and EPS will contract -53.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $505.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Regis logged revenue of $505.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $531.3 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.08. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q1 were 200% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.15 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 33.1%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.8%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.6%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.68.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Regis is hold, with an average price target of $17.17.

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