Zumiez Earnings Preview

Zumiez (NAS: ZUMZ) will try to beat its earnings estimates for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday. Zumiez is a mall-based specialty retailer of action-sports-related apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Zumiez, with 10 of 19 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts don't like Zumiez as much as competitor Hot Topic overall. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from hold to moderate buy.

  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $153.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 12.7% from the year-ago quarter.

  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.41 per share. Estimates range from $0.40 to $0.43.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 95.8% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars with 92.5% giving it a rating of outperform. Fools have embraced Zumiez and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 340 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Zumiez, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.


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.






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