The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict GNC Holdings's revenues will increase 8.7% and EPS will grow 12.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $673.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.70.
Last quarter, GNC Holdings logged revenue of $664.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $624.3 million.
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 $0.73. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q1 were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 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 38.5%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.7%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.66 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.80.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 116 members out of 129 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 36 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 35 give GNC Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on GNC Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $47.63.
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