USANA Health Sciences Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines
USANA Health Sciences (NYS: USNA) reported earnings on Feb. 5. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 29 (Q4), USANA Health Sciences beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Gross margins dropped, operating margins grew, net margins grew.
USANA Health Sciences logged revenue of $168.5 million. The four analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $165.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $145.9 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 $1.27. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $1.21 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.27 for Q4 were 46% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.87 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 82.1%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.7%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.9%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $169.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.11.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $701.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $4.84.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 225 members out of 410 rating the stock outperform, and 185 members rating it underperform. Among 133 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 56 give USANA Health Sciences a green thumbs-up, and 77 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on USANA Health Sciences is hold, with an average price target of $55.40.
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