The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended May 4 (Q1), Zumiez met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew. Non-GAAP earnings per share dropped. GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
Zumiez booked revenue of $148.5 million. The 17 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $148.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $129.9 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 $0.13. The 19 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.12 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.13 for Q1 were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.15 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.08 for Q1 were 43% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 32.3%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.7%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.7%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $157.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $749.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.66.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 710 members out of 767 rating the stock outperform, and 57 members rating it underperform. Among 247 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 237 give Zumiez a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Zumiez is outperform, with an average price target of $27.40.
Is Zumiez the right retailer for your portfolio? Learn how to maximize your investment income and "Secure Your Future With 9 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks," including one above-average retailing powerhouse. Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Zumiez to My Watchlist.