Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NAS: GMCR) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Feb. 6. 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 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters's revenues will increase 15.0% and EPS will expand 16.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.33 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.64.
Last quarter, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters recorded revenue of $946.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $711.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.64. GAAP EPS of $0.58 for Q4 were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.47 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 33.4%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.2%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.50 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.69.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,075 members out of 1,511 rating the stock outperform, and 436 members rating it underperform. Among 418 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 289 give Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a green thumbs-up, and 129 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is outperform, with an average price target of $36.60.
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