The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Jan. 1 (Q4), Jamba missed estimates on revenues and exceeded expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue was unchanged. GAAP loss per share dropped.
Margins expanded across the board.
Jamba chalked up revenue of $44.2 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for a top line of $46.0 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.
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 -$0.09. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast -$0.11 per share. GAAP EPS were -$0.09 for Q4 versus -$0.15 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 29.5%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -16.4%, 320 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -15.6%, 660 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $53.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.03.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $244.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.08.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 834 members out of 891 rating the stock outperform, and 57 members rating it underperform. Among 167 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 154 give Jamba a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Jamba is buy, with an average price target of $3.02.
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