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Duluth Holdings's Earnings Outlook

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On Thursday, December 03, Duluth Holdings (NASDAQ:DLTH) will release its latest earnings report. Decipher the announcement with Benzinga's help.

What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share?

Earnings and especially earnings per share (EPS) are useful measures of a company's profitability. Total earnings, which is also referred to as net income, equals total revenue minus total expenses. EPS equals to net income divided by the number of shares outstanding.

Earnings And Revenue

Wall Street expects an EPS loss of $0.02 and sales around $136.11 million. In the same quarter last year, Duluth Holdings reported earnings per share of $0.01 on sales of $119.77 million.

Why Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises Are Important

Wall Street analysts who study this company will publish analyst estimates of revenue and EPS. The averages of all analyst EPS and revenue estimates are called the "consensus estimates"; these consensus estimates can have a significant effect on a company's performance during an earnings release. When a company posts earnings or revenue above or below a consensus estimate, it has posted an "earnings surprise", which can really move a stock depending on the difference between actual and estimated values.

If the company were to post earnings in line with the consensus estimate when it reports Thursday, EPS would be down 300.0%. Sales would be have grown 13.64% from the same quarter last year. Duluth Holdings's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019
EPS Estimate 0.02 -0.42 0.78 -0.04
EPS Actual 0.18 -0.42 0.75 0.01
Revenue Estimate 118.55 M 94.00 M 262.68 M 114.97 M
Revenue Actual 137.38 M 109.92 M 259.65 M 119.77 M

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares of Duluth Holdings are up 40.49%.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Duluth Holdings is scheduled to hold the call at 09:30:00 ET and can be accessed here.

 

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