Will These Numbers From Steiner Leisure Be Good Enough for You?

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Steiner Leisure (NAS: STNR) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Steiner Leisure's revenue will expand 16.6% and EPS will expand 5.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $196.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.92.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Steiner Leisure booked revenue of $198.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $168.0 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.95. GAAP EPS of $0.95 for Q1 were 5.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.90 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 26.9%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.9%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.3%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $811.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $3.88.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 94 members out of 100 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give Steiner Leisure a green thumbs-up, and one gives it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Steiner Leisure is outperform, with an average price target of $58.50.

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