Buffalo Wild Wings (Nasdaq: BWLD ) reported earnings on Feb. 12. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 30 (Q4), Buffalo Wild Wings beat expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
Buffalo Wild Wings logged revenue of $303.8 million. The 19 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $292.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 38% higher than the prior-year quarter's $220.5 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 $0.89. The 20 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.96 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.89 for Q4 were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.73 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 23.5%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $300.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.05.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.24 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.60.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,452 members out of 4,762 rating the stock outperform, and 310 members rating it underperform. Among 1,630 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,587 give Buffalo Wild Wings a green thumbs-up, and 43 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Buffalo Wild Wings is outperform, with an average price target of $85.07.
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