Shoe Carnival (Nasdaq: SCVL ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 21. 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 Shoe Carnival's revenues will grow 17.4% and EPS will decrease 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $213.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Last quarter, Shoe Carnival reported revenue of $244.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $215.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.60. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q3 were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.52 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 31.3%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.0%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.0%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $862.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.46.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 77 members out of 88 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 23 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Shoe Carnival a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Shoe Carnival is outperform, with an average price target of $28.00.
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