Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 7. 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 Men's Wearhouse's revenues will increase 8.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $610.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.05.
Last quarter, Men's Wearhouse tallied revenue of $631.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $584.6 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 $0.95. GAAP EPS of $0.95 for Q3 were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.77 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 46.1%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.5%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.7%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.49 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.58.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 222 members out of 272 rating the stock outperform, and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 81 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 68 give Men's Wearhouse a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Men's Wearhouse is outperform, with an average price target of $40.40.
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