The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended May 4 (Q1), Shoe Carnival beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. GAAP earnings per share dropped.
Margins dropped across the board.
Shoe Carnival reported revenue of $232.3 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted sales of $228.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 $0.47. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.40 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q1 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.54 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 29.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.6%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $217.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $904.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.52.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 79 members out of 90 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 23 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 23 give Shoe Carnival a green thumbs-up, and 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 $22.50.
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