The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 28 (Q4), Gordmans Stores met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased, and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Gross margins grew, operating margins shrank, and net margins improved.
Gordmans Stores recorded revenue of $185.1 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $186.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $170.1 million.
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 $0.53. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.50 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.53 for Q4 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.44 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 39.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.7%, 630 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $132.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $652.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.59.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 21 members rating the stock outperform, and no members rating it underperform. Among four CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), four give Gordmans Stores a green thumbs-up, and none give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Gordmans Stores is outperform, with an average price target of $20.
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