Select Comfort (NAS: SCSS) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 17. 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 Select Comfort's revenues will grow 22.8% and EPS will grow 32.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $245.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.
Last quarter, Select Comfort notched revenue of $205.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $161.5 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 $0.30. GAAP EPS of $0.30 for Q2 were 50% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.20 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 64.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.3%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $944.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.47.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,501 members out of 2,841 rating the stock outperform, and 340 members rating it underperform. Among 911 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 839 give Select Comfort a green thumbs-up, and 72 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Select Comfort is outperform, with an average price target of $38.63.
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