Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Misses on the Top and Bottom Lines

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Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NAS: BBRG) reported earnings on July 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Bravo Brio Restaurant Group missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased slightly. GAAP earnings per share shrank.


Margins dropped across the board.

Revenue details
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group reported revenue of $105.6 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for sales of $109.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were the same as the prior-year quarter's.

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

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.22. The 10 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.26 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.22 for Q2 were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 per share.

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

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 17.0%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.2%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $103.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $427.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.91.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 33 members out of 36 rating the stock outperform, and three members rating it underperform. Among 11 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 10 give Bravo Brio Restaurant Group a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bravo Brio Restaurant Group is outperform, with an average price target of $19.86.

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