Wayfair (W) earnings: expect 36% revenue growth

3:06 pm ET, 01 May 2019

Wayfair Inc. (W) is announcing earnings on May 02, before market opening. Wondering what revenue and earnings will look like?

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $1.91B, which implies 36% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $-1.60. If this materializes, EPS will decline -76% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Wayfair Inc. (W) returned -2.53%.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Wayfair (W) average analyst price target is -1.91% below its current price ($162.15).

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Wayfair Inc. (W) Stock Guide

Updated at: 7:45 pm ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for W stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "W quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on W stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "W". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "W news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Wayfair Inc. (W)? Interested in getting the full scoop on W, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this W stock guide, we'll address key questions about W, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are W earnings?
2. What is W stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
3. W buy or sell? What is W Finny Score?
4. What are the reasons to buy W? Why should I buy W stock?
5. What are the reasons to sell W? Why should I sell W stock?
6. What are W key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are W earnings?

W trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$6.56.

Analyst Predictions

2. What is W stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on W analyst price targets, W stock forecast is $307.64 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for W stock is $307.64. The prediction is based on 23 analyst estimates.

The low price target for W is $160.00, while the high price target is $395.00.

W analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

3. W buy or sell? What is W Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:57}Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell W, resulting in Finny Score of 57.

4. What are the reasons to buy W? Why should I buy W stock?

Here are the reasons to buy W stock:

  • W quarterly revenue growth was 83.70%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (0.81% and 0.78%, respectively). See W revenue growth chart.
  • W profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.57 percentage points. See W profitability chart.
  • W average analyst rating is Buy. See W analyst rating chart.
  • W cash to debt ratio is 0.81, higher than the average industry (0.16) and sector (0.13) cash to debt ratio. See W cash to debt chart.

5. What are the reasons to sell W? Why should I sell W stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell W stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • W forward P/E ratio is 420.32, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See W forward P/E ratio chart.
  • W short share of float is 31.67%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See W short share of float chart.
  • W short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.08. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See W short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

6. What are W key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for W:

Metrics W
Price $293.47
Average Price Target / Upside $307.64 / 4.83%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Specialty Retail
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 12,124
Market Cap $29.27B
Forward P/E Ratio 420.32
Price/Book Ratio 2.55
Revenue (TTM) $11.47B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 83.70%
Profit Margin -5.35%

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