Dick's Sporting Goods
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Feb. 2 (Q4), Dick's Sporting Goods missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins grew across the board.
Dick's Sporting Goods booked revenue of $1.81 billion. The 24 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see a top line of $1.86 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.61 billion.
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 $1.03. The 27 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $1.06 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.03 for Q4 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.88 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 32.6%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.7%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.2%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.38 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.50.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $6.38 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.92.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 411 members out of 468 rating the stock outperform, and 57 members rating it underperform. Among 162 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 150 give Dick's Sporting Goods a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dick's Sporting Goods is outperform, with an average price target of $57.78.
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