The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Blue Nile's revenues will increase 13.2% and EPS will grow 36.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $103.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Blue Nile reported revenue of $97.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $83.1 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 $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 18.2%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.2%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $455.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.81.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 637 members out of 832 rating the stock outperform, and 195 members rating it underperform. Among 274 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 219 give Blue Nile a green thumbs-up, and 55 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Blue Nile is hold, with an average price target of $36.00.
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