Dunkin' Brands Group (Nasdaq: DNKN ) reported earnings on Jan. 31. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 29 (Q4), Dunkin' Brands Group missed estimates on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted and GAAP earnings per share increased significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
Dunkin' Brands Group reported revenue of $161.7 million. The 16 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated net sales of $170.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 4.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $168.5 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 $0.34. The 22 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.33 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q4 were 230% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 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 79.9%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 39.0%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 21.2%, 1,430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $161.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $715.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.51.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 154 members out of 251 rating the stock outperform, and 97 members rating it underperform. Among 71 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 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 $35.11.
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