The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Revlon beat expectations on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew slightly and GAAP earnings per share.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins expanded, net margins contracted.
Revlon reported revenue of $347.0 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $337.8 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $337.2 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 -$0.29. The one earnings estimate compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.30 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.29 for Q3 against $0.00 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 63.4%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.6%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.3%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $380.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.65.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.41 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.44.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 80 members out of 165 rating the stock outperform, and 85 members rating it underperform. Among 55 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Revlon a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Revlon is buy, with an average price target of $22.00.
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