Earnings Predictions Results
For The Week Beginning March 09, 2020
 

Members Make 1,526% Potential Profit After Earnings!
 

FNV, DKS, WORK, ULTA, GPS
But What Now?   Find Out!

by Ian Harvey
March 15, 2020

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These are the earnings predictions results for

FNV, DKS, WORK, ULTA, GPS

for the past week.

“Earnings Predictions” members made potential profits of 1,526%.

Don’t miss out on these profits…..check the past results here.


EARNINGS PREDICTIONS RESULTS FOR WEEK BEGINNING MARCH 09, 2020

DATE TRADE GAIN/LOSS AFTER EARNINGS
March 09, 2020 FNV MAR 20 2020 120.000 CALL 310% P.P.
March 10, 2020 DKS MAR 20 2020 34.000 PUT 313% P.P.
March 12, 2020 WORK MAR 20 2020 25.000 PUT 155% P.P.
March 12, 2020 ULTA MAR 20 2020 240.000 PUT 333% P.P.
March 12, 2020 GPS MAR 20 2020 13.000 PUT 415% P.P.

Introduction…..

The Dow finished an ugly week on a high note, as Wall Street recouped some of the historic losses it suffered in the last five days.

The blue-chip index posted its best percentage gain since October 2008, adding huge last-minute gains after a news conference from President Donald Trump, who declared the coronavirus outbreak a national emergency and announced that 50,000 new coronavirus tests will reportedly be available next week.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both joined the Dow with gains of 9% or more, but all three benchmarks still logged extensive weekly losses.  

When To Exit A Trade Based On Earnings?.....

It is also worth considering, when options trading earnings reports – “Do we exit on already existing profits or leave the companies to report their earnings and hope for bigger profit?” 

As most traders realize, there is a 50/50 chance that the company stock price could go either way after reporting earnings – even if the report is good, the stock price could reverse – and if you hold a call option, means depletion of an already good profit if it exists. A similar situation can be found if you hold a put option, and a report is not that sound (and you expect a profit from this) but the stock price can, at times move upwards due to traders bias or other external conditions......READ MORE.....


Earnings Predictions Results for.....

Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE: FNV)

Franco-Nevada Corporation saw the company turn in some strong numbers with its latest results. Results were good overall.....

FNV reported record adjusted earnings of 59 cents per share in fourth-quarter 2019, skyrocketing 146% from the prior-year quarter. Additionally, the bottom line surpassed the Consensus Estimate of 49 cents.

The company also generated record revenues of $258.1 million in the reported quarter, reflecting a year-over-year improvement of 74.2%. Further, the top line beat the Consensus Estimate of $234 million.

Influencing factors....

  • the start of precious metal deliveries from Cobre Panama,
  • strong production across other key assets and
  • higher precious metal prices.


Earnings Predictions Results for.....

Dicks Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

DICK'S Sporting Goods shares have slumped 26.1% in the past three months compared with the industry’s 20.6% decline, despite delivering robust fourth-quarter fiscal 2019 results.

Dick's came out with quarterly earnings of $1.32 per share, beating the Consensus Estimate of $1.22 per share. This compares to earnings of $1.07 per share a year ago.

This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 8.20%.

Over the last four quarters, the company has surpassed consensus EPS estimates four times.

Dick's posted revenues of $2.61 billion for the quarter ended January 2020, surpassing the Consensus Estimate by 2.33%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $2.49 billion. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates four times over the last four quarters.

The company delivered strong sales results despite the shorter holiday season this year as well as challenging weather that hurt its cold weather categories. Also, its results gained from its focus on improving service, experience and marketing across all channels.

The company’s top line reflected the impacts of a decline in hunting category sales due to the removal of the category from 125 stores in the fiscal fourth quarter.

 

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Earnings Predictions Results for.....

Slack Technologies Inc (NYSE: WORK)

Slack Technologies Inc. analysts said the company’s billings forecast for the full year came in lower-than-expected and disappointed investors looking for a bump from the virus-driven surge in people working from home.

Slack Technologies Inc. shares plummeted 22% in after-hours trading Thursday after the digital-collaboration platform reported a widening loss during its fourth-quarter results.

Slack reported a loss of $89.1 million in the quarter, or 16 cents a share, compared with a loss of $34.6 million, or 29 cents a share, in the year-ago fourth quarter.

Revenue grew 49% to $181.9 million from $122 million a year ago.

Analysts had expected a loss of 20 cents a share on sales of $174.2 million.

Slack is among the latest examples of companies that have looked to temper expectations amid the global spread of coronavirus. It also is facing stronger competition from Microsoft Corp.’s rival Teams product.

“No investor doubts Slack’s cult-like product portfolio and impressive growth trajectory,” Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives said in a note. “The issue comes down to its long-term growth profile” with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella “laser-focused on its Teams and the Office 365 opportunity.”

 

Earnings Predictions Results for.....

Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ: ULTA)

Ulta Beauty, Inc. posted fourth-quarter fiscal 2019 results, wherein both top and bottom lines improved year over year and beat the Consensus Estimate.

Ulta Beauty came out with quarterly earnings of $3.83 per share, beating the Consensus Estimate of $3.72 per share. This compares to earnings of $3.61 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items.

This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 2.96%.

Over the last four quarters, the company has surpassed consensus EPS estimates three times.

Ulta posted revenues of $2.31 billion for the quarter ended January 2020, surpassing the Consensus Estimate by 0.58%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $2.12 billion. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates just once over the last four quarters.

Influencing factors.....

  • Results met the high end of management’s expectations and were backed by improved omnichannel capacity along with the company’s unique merchandise and efficient marketing. This helped the beauty retailer expand market share in all major beauty categories, with skincare recording the highest growth.
  • However, the U.S. makeup category remained troubled across the prestige as well as mass beauty channels. In fact, management expects this category to remain challenged in 2020. Also, the company expects operating margin to decline in fiscal 2020. Management expects the first half of 2020 to be more challenged than the second half. It also provided softer-than-expected earnings guidance for the fiscal.

Ulta shares have lost about 12.6% since the beginning of the year.

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Earnings Predictions Results for.....

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS)

Gap (NYSE: GPS) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter EPS and sales results.

The company reported quarterly earnings of 58 cents per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of 41 cents by 41.46%. This is a 19.44% decrease over earnings of 72 cents per share from the same period last year.

The company reported quarterly sales of $4.674 billion, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $4.55 billion by 2.73%. This is a 1.10% increase over sales of $4.623 billion the same period last year.

"Due to the evolving coronavirus situation, we are facing a period of uncertainty regarding the potential impact on both our supply chain and customer demand," said Sonia Syngal, CEO of Gap. "During our 50-year history, Gap, Inc. has weathered many storms. We will benefit from our strong balance sheet and cash generation as well as our important vendor relationships during this current challenging period. We are focusing on decisive actions that will ensure we emerge well positioned to compete in the years ahead, and I am impressed by how diligently the teams have navigated the events of the past weeks."

Gap shares have lost about 38% since the beginning of the year.


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What Now after Earnings Predictions.....?

Stock Options Made Easy will now be considering further trades, based on the  earnings predictions results, for “Cut-to-the-Chase” “Armchair Traders” and “Mentorship” members.

Also, read the article “Exiting Options Trades BEFORE or AFTER Earnings Reports Comparison!”

What will “Stock Options Made Easy” advise members to do?

What companies will be featured in next week's Earnings Predictions Results?

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An Important Note: That any suggestions for options trade considerations require investors/traders to use their own discretion as to when to enter or exit! As well, it is advisable to do further research and due diligence before executing your trade.

It is sometimes best to exit a trade, if there is already sufficient profit accrued, before an earnings report is presented. GREED can be the undoing of a nice profit!


Best of Trading,
Ian Harvey
Director of Stock Options Made Easy


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