Bebe Stores (Nasdaq: BEBE) reported earnings on Nov. 1. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 29 (Q1), Bebe Stores beat slightly on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.

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

Margins contracted across the board.

Revenue details
Bebe Stores reported revenue of $117.1 million. The one analyst polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $115.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 7.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $126.3 million.

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 -$0.03. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated -$0.03 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.03 for Q1 against $0.03 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 36.1%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -3.3%, 600 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.2%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $135.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.04.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $496.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 421 members out of 534 rating the stock outperform, and 113 members rating it underperform. Among 143 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 119 give Bebe Stores a green thumbs-up, and 24 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bebe Stores is outperform, with an average price target of $6.60.

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