Krispy Kreme Doughnuts's Earnings Beat Last Year's by 38%

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYS: KKD) reported earnings on May 30. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended May 5 (Q1), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts beat expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.


Margins grew across the board.

Revenue details
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts logged revenue of $120.6 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted net sales of $116.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $108.5 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.11. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.11 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q1 were 38% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.08 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 20.0%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.6%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $111.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $467.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.39.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 451 members out of 826 rating the stock outperform, and 375 members rating it underperform. Among 213 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 129 give Krispy Kreme Doughnuts a green thumbs-up, and 84 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is outperform, with an average price target of $16.13.

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