Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (Nasdaq: RRGB ) 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 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers's revenues will expand 13.1% and EPS will grow 64.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $232.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Last quarter, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers booked revenue of $213.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $206.2 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 $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.24 for Q3 were 71% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 21.0%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.7%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.7%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $969.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.93.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 247 members out of 309 rating the stock outperform, and 62 members rating it underperform. Among 105 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 89 give Red Robin Gourmet Burgers a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is outperform, with an average price target of $38.27.
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