GNC Holdings's Earnings Beat Last Year's by 18%
GNC Holdings (NYS: GNC) reported earnings on July 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), GNC Holdings met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins dropped across the board.
GNC Holdings reported revenue of $676.3 million. The 11 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $672.3 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $619.1 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 $0.73. The 11 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.70 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q2 were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.62 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 37.8%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $689.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.74.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $2.66 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.80.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 115 members out of 128 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 37 give GNC Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on GNC Holdings is buy, with an average price target of $53.78.
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