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Under Armour's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know

Wednesday - 4/17/2013, 2:00am  ET

Under Armour is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 19. 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 Under Armour's revenues will grow 21.9% and EPS will decrease -78.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $468.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Under Armour reported revenue of $505.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $403.1 million.

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

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q4 were 57% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 per share.

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

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 50.3%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.1%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.9%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.23 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.46.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,779 members out of 3,028 rating the stock outperform, and 249 members rating it underperform. Among 983 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 946 give Under Armour a green thumbs-up, and 37 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Under Armour is outperform, with an average price target of $56.20.

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