Brokerages Anticipate Shoe Carnival, Inc. (SCVL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $265.90 Million

Wall Street brokerages expect Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCVL) to post sales of $265.90 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Shoe Carnival’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $264.80 million and the highest is $267.00 million. Shoe Carnival reported sales of $235.06 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 13.1%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 29th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Shoe Carnival will report full-year sales of $1.02 billion for the current year. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will post sales of $1.02 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.01 billion to $1.03 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Shoe Carnival.

Shoe Carnival (NASDAQ:SCVL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 24th. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.12. Shoe Carnival had a net margin of 2.31% and a return on equity of 9.61%. The company had revenue of $257.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $261.82 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.48 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis.



SCVL has been the subject of a number of research reports. Pivotal Research raised shares of Shoe Carnival from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $29.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Friday, March 16th. ValuEngine raised shares of Shoe Carnival from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 26th. BidaskClub raised shares of Shoe Carnival from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Shoe Carnival from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Shoe Carnival in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.50.

Shares of Shoe Carnival traded down $0.37, reaching $32.74, during trading on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 232,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 270,072. Shoe Carnival has a 52-week low of $15.07 and a 52-week high of $34.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $562.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.85.

In other Shoe Carnival news, Director Jeffrey C. Gerstel sold 1,200 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.48, for a total transaction of $29,376.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 4,893 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $119,780.64. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Clifton E. Sifford sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.75, for a total transaction of $178,125.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 238,903 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,673,946.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 14,842 shares of company stock valued at $372,032 in the last three months. 22.70% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Allianz Asset Management GmbH purchased a new stake in Shoe Carnival during the 1st quarter valued at $219,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in Shoe Carnival by 333.6% during the 1st quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 182,818 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,351,000 after buying an additional 140,656 shares during the period. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp purchased a new stake in Shoe Carnival during the 1st quarter valued at $328,000. Foundry Partners LLC boosted its position in Shoe Carnival by 13.2% during the 1st quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 198,575 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,726,000 after buying an additional 23,100 shares during the period. Finally, Element Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Shoe Carnival during the 1st quarter valued at $251,000. 82.61% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shoe Carnival Company Profile

Shoe Carnival, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a family footwear retailer in the United States. The company offers various dress, casual, and athletic footwear products for men, women, and children; and accessories, such as socks, belts, shoe care items, handbags, sport bags, backpacks, jewelry, scarves, and wallets.

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