Destination Maternity Corp. (NASDAQ:DEST) issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.31-0.36 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.36, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $135-139 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $137.96 million.Destination Maternity Corp. also updated its FY14 guidance to $1.77-1.94 EPS.
Destination Maternity Corp. (NASDAQ:DEST) opened at 31.38 on Friday. Destination Maternity Corp. has a 52-week low of $20.60 and a 52-week high of $32.98. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $31.18 and a 200-day moving average of $28.55. The company has a market cap of $425.4 million and a P/E ratio of 18.27.
Destination Maternity Corp. (NASDAQ:DEST) last released its earnings data on Thursday, November 14th. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $128.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $129.65 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.39 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Destination Maternity Corp. will post $1.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 4th.
Destination Maternity Corporation is the designer and retailer of maternity apparel in the United States and is the nationwide chain of maternity specialty stores.
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