Bravo Brio Restaurant Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 30 (Q4), Bravo Brio Restaurant Group met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly. Non-GAAP earnings per share grew significantly. GAAP earnings per share dropped.
Gross margins increased, operating margins increased, net margins dropped.
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group recorded revenue of $112.0 million. The nine analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for a top line of $112.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $95.7 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 $0.35. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.33 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.35 for Q4 were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.22 for Q4 were 8.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 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 20.1%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.8%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $103.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $434.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.95.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 33 members out of 38 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 12 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 10 give Bravo Brio Restaurant Group a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bravo Brio Restaurant Group is outperform, with an average price target of $17.60.
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