Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI ) reported earnings on Feb. 26. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 29 (Q4), Vitamin Shoppe missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly. GAAP earnings per share didn't change.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins contracted, net margins were steady.
Vitamin Shoppe booked revenue of $218.9 million. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $223.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.32. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.40 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.32 were the same as the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 34.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $288.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.72.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.11 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.42.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 43 members out of 53 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 17 give Vitamin Shoppe a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Vitamin Shoppe is outperform, with an average price target of $64.60.
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