Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: BAGL ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Einstein Noah Restaurant Group's revenues will compress -3.3% and EPS will wither -12.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $111.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.34.
Last quarter, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group reported revenue of $105.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $103.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.21. GAAP EPS of $0.20 for Q3 were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 22.5%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.2%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.2%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $427.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 102 members out of 122 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 41 give Einstein Noah Restaurant Group a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Einstein Noah Restaurant Group is outperform, with an average price target of $20.00.
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