Fifth & Pacific Companies
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 30 (Q1), Fifth & Pacific Companies beat expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew significantly. Non-GAAP loss per share dropped. GAAP loss per share shrank.
Gross margins contracted, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
Fifth & Pacific Companies booked revenue of $371.8 million. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $357.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $317.1 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 -$0.16. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated -$0.16 per share. Non-GAAP EPS were -$0.16 for Q1 against -$0.22 per share for the prior-year quarter. GAAP EPS were -$0.44 for Q1 versus -$0.60 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 54.9%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -6.2%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -14.0%, 510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $397.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.09.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.80 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.05.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 231 members out of 323 rating the stock outperform, and 92 members rating it underperform. Among 127 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 98 give Fifth & Pacific Companies a green thumbs-up, and 29 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Fifth & Pacific Companies is outperform, with an average price target of $21.44.
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