Cabela's (NYSE: CAB ) reported earnings on Feb. 14. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 29 (Q4), Cabela's beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share shrank.
Margins shrank across the board.
Cabela's logged revenue of $1.12 billion. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $1.07 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $983.7 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 $1.25. The 11 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $1.20 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.95 for Q4 were 4.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.99 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 40.3%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.1%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.1%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $692.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.44.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.38 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.07.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 698 members out of 766 rating the stock outperform, and 68 members rating it underperform. Among 276 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 273 give Cabela's a green thumbs-up, and three 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 $53.25.
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