The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended April 28 (Q1), Gordmans Stores beat slightly on revenue and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased and GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins dropped across the board.
Gordmans Stores logged revenue of $133.9 million. The five analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for a top line of $131.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $119.3 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 $0.41. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.41 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.41 for Q1 were 7.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.38 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 46.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.6%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $133.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $648.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.56.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 33 members out of 34 rating the stock outperform, and one member rating it underperform. Among five CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), all five give Gordmans Stores a green thumbs-up.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Gordmans Stores is outperform, with an average price target of $21.50.
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