Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 28 (Q4), Jos. A. Bank Clothiers missed estimates on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share increased.
Margins dropped across the board.
Jos. A.Bank Clothiers logged revenue of $346.3 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $353.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 8.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $318.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.57. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $1.58 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS of $1.58 for Q4 were 7.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.47 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 60.0%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.7%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $217.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.66.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.10 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.85.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 397 members out of 452 rating the stock outperform, and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 140 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 133 give Jos. A. Bank Clothiers a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Jos. A. Bank Clothiers is outperform, with an average price target of $59.00.
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