Skechers USA (NYS: SKX) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 24. 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 Skechers USA's revenues will grow 3.8% and EPS will increase 225.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $427.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, Skechers USA notched revenue of $384.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $435.7 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 -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q2 versus -$0.62 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.9%, 1,170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.4%, 1,070 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.5%, 640 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.49 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.02.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 509 members out of 538 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 133 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 126 give Skechers USA a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Skechers USA is outperform, with an average price target of $19.50.
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