VF (NYSE: VFC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 26. 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 VF's revenues will increase 3.2% and EPS will increase 12.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.64 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.19.
Last quarter, VF tallied revenue of $3.03 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.91 billion.
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 $3.07. GAAP EPS of $2.98 for Q4 were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.29 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 47.4%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.9%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.0%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.57 billion. The average EPS estimate is $10.79.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 485 members out of 508 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 172 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 171 give VF 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 VF is outperform, with an average price target of $175.37.
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