Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTS) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Revenue: Decreased 0% to $56.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: reported adjusted EPS income of $0.14 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $55.45 million.
Quoting Management: “Steady growth and strong financial performance continues at The Tile Shop as evidenced by our results for the first quarter 2013,” stated Robert Rucker, Chief Executive Officer. “Our results for the quarter were driven by a 10.4% increase in same store sales, an impressive improvement over the strong 9.9% same store sales growth in the first quarter of last year and the 9.8% increase achieved in the fourth quarter of 2012. This level of sales growth clearly demonstrate that our store layout and broad product assortment is providing a much needed solution to the needs of our customers. This unique ‘in-store experience’ is made possible by our operating model, which enables us to source distinctive products directly from quarries throughout the world. Our customer-focused store presentation, together with our direct sourcing capabilities, allows us to operate at high margins and drive value for all our stakeholders.”
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Revenue increased 22.97% from $46.19 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 55.56% from $0.09 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.16 to a profit $0.15. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.55 to a profit of $0.51 over the last ninety days.
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