Smith & Wesson Miss On Q3 Earnings, Margins Shrink

Smith & Wesson Miss On Q3 Earnings, Margins Shrink
  • Smith & Wesson Brands Inc SWBI reported a third-quarter FY22 sales decline of 31% year-on-year, to $177.7 million, missing the consensus of $198.29 million.
  • The gross margin contracted by 300 basis points Y/Y to 39.6%.
  • The operating margin was 22.3%, and operating income for the quarter fell 50.5% to $39.7 million.
  • The adjusted EBITDAS declined 42% Y/Y to $51.9 million, and the adjusted EBITDA margin compressed 570 basis points to 29.2%.
  • Adjusted EPS of $0.69 missed the consensus of $0.86.
  • The company held $107.3 million in cash and equivalents as of January 31, 2022. Cash provided by operating activities for nine months totaled $112.3 million.
  • The company's quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share will be paid to stockholders of record on March 17, 2022, with payment to be made on March 31, 2022.
  • Price Action: SWBI shares are trading lower by 20.2% at $14.28 in premarket on the last check Friday.

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