Coming Soon: Winnebago Industries Earnings

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Winnebago Industries (NYS: WGO) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Dec. 20. 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 Winnebago Industries's revenues will increase 17.8% and EPS will increase 125.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $155.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Winnebago Industries reported revenue of $162.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $130.5 million.

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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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.14. GAAP EPS of $1.41 for Q4 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 per share.

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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 10.0%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.1%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 25.2%, 2,250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $638.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.49.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 133 members out of 263 rating the stock outperform, and 130 members rating it underperform. Among 69 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 42 give Winnebago Industries a green thumbs-up, and 27 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Winnebago Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $15.00.

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