Bed Bath & Beyond
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Bed Bath & Beyond's revenues will grow 12.5% and EPS will grow 8.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.60 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.01.
Last quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond booked revenue of $2.22 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.11 billion.
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 $0.89. GAAP EPS of $0.89 for Q1 were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.72 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 40.0%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.1%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.3%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $10.89 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.71.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,071 members out of 1,281 rating the stock outperform, and 210 members rating it underperform. Among 433 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 389 give Bed Bath & Beyond a green thumbs-up, and 44 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bed Bath & Beyond is outperform, with an average price target of $76.14.
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