Are You Expecting This from Red Robin Gourmet Burgers?
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NAS: RRGB) is expected to report Q1 earnings around May 2. 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 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers's revenues will grow 2.5% and EPS will compress -7.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $306.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.66.
Last quarter, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers notched revenue of $240.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $206.0 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 $0.59. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q4 were 137% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 21.9%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.1%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.7%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.02 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.21.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 248 members out of 311 rating the stock outperform, and 63 members rating it underperform. Among 104 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Red Robin Gourmet Burgers a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is outperform, with an average price target of $37.75.
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