Monro Muffler Brake Earnings Preview

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Watch Monro Muffler Brake's (NAS: MNRO) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday. Monro Muffler Brake provides automotive repair and tire services in the United States.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Monro Muffler Brake, with six of seven rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts' rating of Monro Muffler Brake has stayed constant from three months prior.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $175.7 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 8.4% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.49 per share. Estimates range from $0.47 to $0.50.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 92% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 87.7% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about Monro Muffler Brake, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 50 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Monro Muffler Brake, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

Management:
Monro Muffler Brake's profit has risen year over year by an average of 32.6% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.

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.

Quarter

Q1

Q4

Q3

Q2

Gross Margin

43.0%

40.1%

39.1%

40.9%

Operating Margin

15.9%

9.5%

11.3%

14.0%

Net Margin

9.4%

5.5%

6.7%

8.2%

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