The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Blue Nile's revenues will grow 16.6% and EPS will grow 500.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $96.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, Blue Nile notched revenue of $136.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $112.3 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 $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q4 were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 18.9%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $455.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.80.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 635 members out of 833 rating the stock outperform, and 198 members rating it underperform. Among 264 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 207 give Blue Nile a green thumbs-up, and 57 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Blue Nile is hold, with an average price target of $41.44.
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