Texas Roadhouse (Nasdaq: TXRH ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 19. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Texas Roadhouse's revenues will expand 11.8% and EPS will decrease -5.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $309.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Texas Roadhouse booked revenue of $308.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $269.3 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 $0.25. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q3 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.22 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 34.9%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.0%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.9%, about the same as the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.26 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.02.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 292 members out of 330 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 91 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 81 give Texas Roadhouse 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 Texas Roadhouse is hold, with an average price target of $19.86.
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