Dunkin' Brands Group (NAS: DNKN) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 29 (Q3), Dunkin' Brands Group met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
Dunkin' Brands Group booked revenue of $171.7 million. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see sales of $173.9 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 5.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $163.5 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 $0.37. The 18 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.35 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q3 were 257% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 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 77.8%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 36.2%, 750 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.2%, 1,270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $173.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.34.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $670.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.26.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 148 members out of 245 rating the stock outperform, and 97 members rating it underperform. Among 65 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Dunkin' Brands Group a green thumbs-up, and 35 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dunkin' Brands Group is outperform, with an average price target of $34.33.
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