The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended July 28 (Q2), Men's Wearhouse met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly and GAAP earnings per share improved.
Gross margins grew, operating margins were steady, net margins improved.
Men's Wearhouse reported revenue of $662.3 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see a top line of $662.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $655.5 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 $1.15. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $1.12 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.15 for Q2 were 5.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.09 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 48.4%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.8%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.0%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $624.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.97.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.48 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.72.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 217 members out of 265 rating the stock outperform, and 48 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 64 give Men's Wearhouse a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Men's Wearhouse is outperform, with an average price target of $40.33.
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