It's Showtime for JAKKS Pacific
JAKKS Pacific (NAS: JAKK) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 JAKKS Pacific's revenues will grow 3.8% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $146.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.13.
Last quarter, JAKKS Pacific reported revenue of $314.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $332.4 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 $1.13. GAAP EPS of $1.10 were the same as 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 30.8%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.9%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.7%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $679.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.60.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 422 members out of 447 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 119 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give JAKKS Pacific a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on JAKKS Pacific is hold, with an average price target of $19.75.
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