Village Super Market
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended April 28 (Q3), Village Super Market beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share improved significantly.
Margins expanded across the board.
Village Super Market chalked up revenue of $347.0 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for sales of $336.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $316.6 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 $0.47. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.20 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q3 were 300% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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 27.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.3%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $354.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.33 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.03.
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