Schiff Nutrition International
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Feb. 29 (Q3), Schiff Nutrition International beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Gross margins increased, operating margins contracted, net margins dropped.
Schiff Nutrition International reported revenue of $72.2 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see revenue of $65.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $57.7 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 $0.16. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.12 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q3 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 45.8%, 960 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.8%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.4%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $62.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $247.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.49.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 75 members out of 82 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 26 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 25 give Schiff Nutrition International 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 Schiff Nutrition International is buy, with an average price target of $14.00.
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