The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Culp's revenues will shrink -8.3% and EPS will increase 25.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $69.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.34.
Last quarter, Culp logged revenue of $63.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $60.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.32. GAAP EPS of $0.23 for Q3 were 64% higher 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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 18.3%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.6%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $267.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.27.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 45 members out of 51 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 19 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 19 give Culp a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Culp is buy, with an average price target of $16.50.
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