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Tupperware Brands's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know

Monday - 4/22/2013, 2:00am  ET

Tupperware Brands is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 24. 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 Tupperware Brands's revenues will expand 3.4% and EPS will expand 9.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $661.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.13.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Tupperware Brands notched revenue of $711.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $676.1 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.71. GAAP EPS of $1.34 for Q4 were 10% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.49 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 66.6%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.3%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.5%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.72 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.66.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 404 members out of 421 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 132 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 127 give Tupperware Brands a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tupperware Brands is outperform, with an average price target of $75.57.

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