The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Tiffany's revenues will grow 4.4% and EPS will contract -18.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $855.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.52.
Last quarter, Tiffany chalked up revenue of $1.24 billion. GAAP reported sales were 4.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.19 billion.
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 $1.40. GAAP EPS of $1.40 for Q4 were 1.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.38 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 59.1%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.5%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.03 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.48.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 585 members out of 749 rating the stock outperform, and 164 members rating it underperform. Among 206 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 178 give Tiffany a green thumbs-up, and 28 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tiffany is hold, with an average price target of $65.16.
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