It's Showtime for Jos. A Bank Clothiers
Jos. A Bank Clothiers (NAS: JOSB) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 29. 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 Jos. A Bank Clothiers's revenues will expand 9.1% and EPS will contract -1.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $251.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.73.
Last quarter, Jos. A Bank Clothiers recorded revenue of $201.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $193.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.53. GAAP EPS of $0.53 for Q1 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.64 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 63.5%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.1%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.65.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 435 members out of 488 rating the stock outperform, and 53 members rating it underperform. Among 144 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 136 give Jos. A Bank Clothiers a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Jos. A Bank Clothiers is outperform, with an average price target of $59.00.
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