The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Tractor Supply's revenues will grow 11.6% and EPS will grow 17.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.44 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.71.
Last quarter, Tractor Supply recorded revenue of $1.09 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.02 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 $0.62. GAAP EPS of $0.62 for Q1 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.55 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 32.4%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.3%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.1%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.44.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 349 members out of 385 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 132 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 125 give Tractor Supply a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tractor Supply is outperform, with an average price target of $111.85.
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