Crocs Increases Sales but Misses Revenue Estimate
Crocs (NAS: CROX) reported earnings on July 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Crocs missed estimates on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share increased.
Gross margins improved, operating margins increased, net margins dropped.
Crocs reported revenue of $330.9 million. The 10 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for net sales of $340.2 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $295.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.68. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.63 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q2 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.61 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 59.3%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.6%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 18.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $320.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.17 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.48.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,642 members out of 2,309 rating the stock outperform, and 667 members rating it underperform. Among 446 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 286 give Crocs a green thumbs-up, and 160 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Crocs is outperform, with an average price target of $25.25.
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