Brokerages Anticipate GrubHub Inc (GRUB) Will Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share
Brokerages expect that GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.40 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Nine analysts have made estimates for GrubHub’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.24 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.55. GrubHub posted earnings of $0.52 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 23.1%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, May 7th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that GrubHub will report full year earnings of $1.91 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.46 to $2.16. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $2.58 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.92 to $3.06. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover GrubHub.
GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 7th. The information services provider reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. GrubHub had a net margin of 7.79% and a return on equity of 8.43%. The company had revenue of $287.72 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $290.43 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 40.3% compared to the same quarter last year.
In other GrubHub news, CTO Maria Belousova sold 819 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.49, for a total transaction of $66,740.31. Following the sale, the chief technology officer now directly owns 857 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $69,836.93. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders have sold 9,801 shares of company stock worth $773,267 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.59% of the company’s stock.
Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Standard Life Aberdeen plc lifted its position in shares of GrubHub by 71.0% during the fourth quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 769,911 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $57,935,000 after purchasing an additional 319,572 shares in the last quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. acquired a new position in shares of GrubHub during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,028,000. Raymond James & Associates lifted its position in shares of GrubHub by 0.9% during the fourth quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 73,665 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $5,658,000 after purchasing an additional 653 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its position in shares of GrubHub by 17.7% during the fourth quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 7,033 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $540,000 after purchasing an additional 1,060 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. lifted its position in shares of GrubHub by 5.2% during the fourth quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 4,179 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $321,000 after purchasing an additional 206 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.63% of the company’s stock.
NYSE GRUB opened at $80.66 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 65.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.27. GrubHub has a twelve month low of $66.62 and a twelve month high of $149.35. The company has a current ratio of 2.31, a quick ratio of 2.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.
GrubHub Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides an online and mobile platform for restaurant pick-up and delivery orders in the United States. The company connects approximately 80,000 local restaurants with diners in approximately 1,600 cities. It offers Grubhub, Seamless, and Eat24 mobile applications and mobile Websites for iPhone, Android, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV devices; and operates Grubhub, Seamless, and Eat24 Websites through grubhub.com, seamless.com, and eat24.com.
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