Monro Muffler Brake Earnings Preview

Motley Fool Staff

While Monro Muffler Brake (NAS: MNRO) missed estimates last quarter, investors hope that it will bounce back and outpace Wall Street expectations this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday. Monro Muffler Brake provides automotive undercar repair and tire services in the United States.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Monro Muffler Brake, with five of eight rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. While analysts still rate the stock a moderate buy, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.

  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $180.6 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 9.1% from the year-ago quarter.

  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.40 per share. Estimates range from $0.38 to $0.42.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 92.3% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 87.7% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are bullish on 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.

Monro Muffler Brake's profit has risen year over year by an average of 27.7% 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.






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