Callaway Golf (NYS: ELY) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Callaway Golf missed estimates on revenues and missed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP loss per share grew.
Margins shrank across the board.
Callaway Golf logged revenue of $147.9 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ wanted to see a top line of $152.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $173.2 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 -$0.50. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged -$0.41 per share. GAAP EPS were -$1.33 for Q3 against -$1.01 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 quarter, gross margin was 2.6%, 2,480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -55.9%, 3,370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -58.7%, 2,260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $133.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.42.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $852.3 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.61.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 230 members out of 279 rating the stock outperform, and 49 members rating it underperform. Among 63 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Callaway Golf a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Callaway Golf is outperform, with an average price target of $8.00.
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