Tuesday Morning Earnings Preview

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If Tuesday Morning (NAS: TUES) hits analysts estimates, it will be the fourth consecutive quarter it has hit the number on the nose. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, August 22. Tuesday Morning is a closeout retailer of upscale home furnishings, housewares, gifts and related items in the United States.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts don't like Tuesday Morning as much as competitor Gordman Stores overall. Three out of four analysts rate Gordman Stores a buy compared to zero of one for Tuesday Morning. Tuesday Morning's rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $194.8 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 3% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is a loss of $0.04 per share.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 86.1% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 85.5% giving it a rating of "outperform." Fools are keen on Tuesday Morning and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 154 posts in the past 30 days. Tuesday Morning's bearish CAPS rating of two out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.

Management:
Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows gross, operating, and net margins over the past four quarters. 

QuarterQ3Q2Q1Q4
Gross Margin38.3%38.4%38.7%38.1%
Operating Margin-3%10.2%-2%1.6%
Net Margin-2.1%6.2%-1.5%0.6%

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