Monro Muffler Brake
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 29 (Q1), Monro Muffler Brake missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Monro Muffler Brake tallied revenue of $206.2 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $211.1 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $169.2 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 $0.42. The seven earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.45 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.42 for Q1 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 38.3%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.2%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $215.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.47.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $862.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.76.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 76 members out of 90 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 26 give Monro Muffler Brake a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Monro Muffler Brake is outperform, with an average price target of $49.29.
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