Tupperware Brands Shares Rip After Huge Q2 EPS Beat

Tupperware Brands Shares Rip After Huge Q2 EPS Beat
  • Tupperware Brands Corp TUP reported a second-quarter FY22 sales decline of 18% year-on-year to $340.40 million, beating the consensus of $330.20 million.
  • The net sales decrease was driven by lower overall sales force activity, lockdowns in China, and lower consumer sentiment in Europe.
  • Sales in North America fell 15% Y/Y to $104.3 million, South America rose 13% to $74.4 million, Europe decreased 38% to $70.9 million, and Asia sales dropped 21% to $90.8 million.
  • The gross profit fell 23% to $220.7 million, and the gross margin contracted by 350 basis points to 64.9%.
  • The operating margin was 7.3%, and operating income for the quarter decreased 65.6% to $24.8 million.
  • The company held $118.8 million in cash and equivalents as of June 25, 2022.
  • Adjusted EBITDA was $38.1 million versus $92.1 million last year.  
  • Adjusted EPS of $0.41 beat the analyst consensus of $0.25.
  • "While we are not pleased with our current performance and level of profitability, I am encouraged by sequential improvement in profit in the second quarter, reflecting the many bold actions we continue to take, and I see promising signs that our strategies are working," said CEO Miguel Fernandez.
  • The company also stated Mark Burgess had been elected to its Board of Directors, effective August 4.
  • Price Action: TUP shares are trading higher by 60.42% at $11.55 on the last check Wednesday.
  • Photo Via Wikimedia Commons

Posted In: Briefswhy it's movingEarningsNewsSmall CapMoversTrading IdeasGeneral