Dunkin' Brands Group (Nasdaq: DNKN ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 25. 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 Dunkin' Brands Group's revenues will expand 5.4% and EPS will expand 16.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $160.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Last quarter, Dunkin' Brands Group notched revenue of $161.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $168.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.34. GAAP EPS of $0.32 for Q4 were 37% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.51 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 82.2%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 42.1%, 580 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 21.2%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $709.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.52.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 171 members out of 272 rating the stock outperform, and 101 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Dunkin' Brands Group a green thumbs-up, and 32 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dunkin' Brands Group is outperform, with an average price target of $35.11.
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