Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE: KKD ) reported earnings on March 14. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Feb. 3 (Q4), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped significantly.
Gross margins expanded, operating margins expanded, net margins dropped.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts chalked up revenue of $118.1 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $116.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $102.0 million.
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 $0.07. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.08 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q4 were 97% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.01 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 16.8%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.2%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $118.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $468.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.40.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 458 members out of 834 rating the stock outperform, and 376 members rating it underperform. Among 220 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 128 give Krispy Kreme Doughnuts a green thumbs-up, and 92 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is outperform, with an average price target of $12.50.
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