Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX) reported earnings on July 24. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Tempur-Pedic International met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.

Margins contracted across the board.

Revenue details
Tempur-Pedic International logged revenue of $329.5 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $326.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 3.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $342.2 million.

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Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.45. The 13 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.38 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q2 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.76 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 50.7%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.4%, 980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.8%, 670 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $362.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.71.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.43 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.70.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 651 members out of 704 rating the stock outperform, and 53 members rating it underperform. Among 191 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 181 give Tempur-Pedic International a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tempur-Pedic International is hold, with an average price target of $30.67.

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