Cabela's (NYSE: CAB ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. 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 Cabela's revenues will grow 8.5% and EPS will grow 13.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.20.
Last quarter, Cabela's notched revenue of $741.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $678.6 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 $0.60. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q3 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.47 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.7%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.1%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.8%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.68.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 692 members out of 760 rating the stock outperform, and 68 members rating it underperform. Among 278 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 273 give Cabela's 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 Cabela's is outperform, with an average price target of $55.14.
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