Ryman Hospitality Properties
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Ryman Hospitality Properties missed estimates on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped slightly and GAAP earnings per share dropped to a loss.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins grew, net margins shrank.
Ryman Hospitality Properties reported revenue of $266.3 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected a top line of $282.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.29. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.10 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.32 for Q4 versus $0.10 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 quarter, gross margin was 39.2%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.4%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -5.6%, 750 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $246.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.64.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 67 members out of 133 rating the stock outperform, and 66 members rating it underperform. Among 40 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Ryman Hospitality Properties a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ryman Hospitality Properties is outperform, with an average price target of $39.80.
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