Pantry (Nasdaq: PTRY ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Aug. 6. 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 Pantry's revenues will decrease -6.4% and EPS will wither -31.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.00 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Last quarter, Pantry recorded revenue of $1.89 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.85 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.28. GAAP EPS were -$0.30 for Q2 compared to -$0.43 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 11.2%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.6%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.83 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.50.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 201 members out of 222 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 71 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 66 give Pantry a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pantry is outperform, with an average price target of $15.25.
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