RadioShack (NYSE: RSH ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 26. 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 RadioShack's revenues will decrease -1.7% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Last quarter, RadioShack notched revenue of $1.00 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.03 billion.
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 -$0.33. GAAP EPS were -$0.47 for Q3 against $0.00 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 36.0%, 680 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -3.4%, 680 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.7%, 470 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.33 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.66.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 443 members out of 891 rating the stock outperform, and 448 members rating it underperform. Among 234 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 100 give RadioShack a green thumbs-up, and 134 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on RadioShack is hold, with an average price target of $2.42.
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