The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict National Beverage's revenues will increase 4.1% and EPS will grow 4.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $158.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, National Beverage booked revenue of $136.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $131.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.17. GAAP EPS of $0.17 for Q3 were 6.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 33.2%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.7%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.8%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $621.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 97 members rating the stock outperform and 22 members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 26 give National Beverage a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
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