Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE: LL ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. 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 Lumber Liquidators Holdings's revenues will expand 13.2% and EPS will expand 43.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $197.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.
Last quarter, Lumber Liquidators Holdings notched revenue of $204.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $172.0 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 $0.46. GAAP EPS of $0.46 for Q3 were 92% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 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 38.1%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.2%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.3%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $800.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.61.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 590 members out of 630 rating the stock outperform, and 40 members rating it underperform. Among 221 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 203 give Lumber Liquidators Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lumber Liquidators Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $41.00.
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