1-800-Flowers Still Needs Water: Fool by Numbers

On Aug. 11, 1-800-Flowers (Nasdaq: FLWS  ) released earnings for the 2005 Q4 earnings for the period ending July 3.

  • EPS of $0.06 equaled Street estimates, but revenue of $186.1 million exceeded analyst projects. That's better than last year's major disappointment.
  • Net income for last year's fourth quarter included a one-time tax benefit of $19.5 million.
  • Q4 2005 pre-tax net income was $0.10 per stub, compared with $0.16 per share during the same period a year ago.

(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights(What's this?)

Avg. Est.

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Sales

$183,600

$186,118

$161,567

+15.2%

Net Profit

--

$3,901

$30,429

-87.2%

EPS

$0.06

$0.06

$0.45

-86.7%

Margin Checkup(What's this?)

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Gross Margin

39.96%

39.32%

+0.64%

Op. Margin

3.31%

6.46%

-3.15%

Net Margin

2.10%

18.83%

-16.74%

Balance Sheet Highlights(What's this?)

Assets

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Cash+ ST Invest.

$46,608

$103,374

-54.9%

Inventory

$28,675

$19,625

+46.1%

Accounts Rec.

$10,619

$9,013

+17.8%


Liabilities

Q4 2005

Q4 2004

% Change

Total Debt

$5,944

$9,084

-34.6%

Accounts Pay.

$57,121

$63,266

-9.7%

Cash Flow Highlights(What's this?)

FY 2005

FY 2004

% Change

Cash From Ops

$10,429

$42,129

-75.2%

Capital Expend.

$13,334

$10,576

+26.1%

Free Cash Flow

$(2,905)

$31,553

N/A

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Fool contributorTim Beyers didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. You can find out what else is in his portfolio by checking Tim's Fool profile, which ishere. The Motley Fool has an ironcladdisclosure policy.


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