The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Medifast's revenues will expand 19.0% and EPS will grow 150.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $82.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Medifast notched revenue of $91.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $76.1 million.
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 $0.52. GAAP EPS of $0.52 for Q3 were 44% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 75.1%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.8%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.9%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $356.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.45.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 250 members out of 305 rating the stock outperform, and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 67 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 45 give Medifast a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Medifast is outperform, with an average price target of $29.60.
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