Fifth & Pacific Companies
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Fifth & Pacific Companies beat slightly on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank significantly and GAAP loss per share dropped.
Gross margins increased, operating margins dropped, net margins expanded.
Fifth & Pacific Companies notched revenue of $336.9 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for a top line of $332.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 64% higher than the prior-year quarter's $204.8 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 -$0.09. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.11 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.48 for Q2 against -$0.96 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 56.6%, 570 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -11.1%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -15.5%, 2,840 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $379.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.53 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 221 members rating the stock outperform, and 95 members rating it underperform. Among 114 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 73 give Fifth & Pacific Companies a green thumbs-up, and 41 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fifth & Pacific Companies is outperform, with an average price target of $15.33.
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