Farmer Brothers (Nasdaq: FARM ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Feb. 4. 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 Farmer Brothers's revenues will expand 0.1% and EPS will drop -174.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $131.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, Farmer Brothers chalked up revenue of $119.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $121.2 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 $0.19. GAAP EPS were $0.19 for Q1 against -$0.50 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 37.4%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -1.3%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.4%, 870 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $499.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.55.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 31 members out of 44 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 13 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), eight give Farmer Brothers a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Farmer Brothers is buy, with an average price target of $13.00.
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