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Cimpress plc CMPR reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter fiscal 2022 results, wherein earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5.7% and sales beat the same by 5.6%.
CMPR reported an adjusted loss of $1.17 per share, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $1.24. Cimpress had incurred a loss of 45 cents per share in the year-ago quarter.
For fiscal 2022, CMPR’s adjusted loss was $2.08 per share.
Total revenues in the fiscal fourth quarter were $723 million, reflecting an increase of 13.8% from $635.2 million in the year-ago quarter. The top line surpassed the consensus estimate of $684 million.
In fiscal 2022, Cimpress’ revenues totaled $2,887.6 million.
The National Pen segment generated revenues of $75.6 million, up from $69 million in the prior-year quarter. Vistaprint — the largest revenue-generating segment — reported aggregate revenues of $368 million, up from $346 million in the year-ago quarter.
The Upload and Print segment’s revenues increased to $236.3 million from $178.8 million in the year-ago quarter. The segment consists of two subgroups, namely PrintBrothers and The Print Group. PrintBrothers’ revenues increased to $143.9 million from $105.9 million. The Print Group generated revenues of $91.3 million, up from $72.9 million. Revenues from All Other Businesses increased to $52.8 million from $49.1 million.
Cimpress plc Price and Consensus
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In the quarter, Cimpress' cost of revenues was $382.3 million, up 18.1% on a year-over-year basis. The metric represented 52.9% of total revenues. Total selling, general & administrative expenses were $262.5 million, up 18.3%. The same represented 36.3% of total revenues in the quarter.
Gross profit increased 9.3% year over year to $340 million with a margin of 47.1%, down 190 basis points. Net interest expenses fell 18.9% to $24.1 million.
Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
As of Jun 30, 2022, Cimpress had $277.1 million of cash and cash equivalents compared with $161.5 million at the end of the previous quarter. Also, CMPR’s total debt (net of issuance costs) was $$1,685.9 million, down from $1,710.4 million, sequentially. In the fiscal fourth quarter, Cimpress refrained from buying back shares.
In fiscal 2022, net cash provided by operating activities was $219.5 million compared with $265.2 million a year ago.
Zacks Rank & Stocks to Consider
Cimpress currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some better-ranked stocks from the Zacks Consumer Discretionary sector are discussed below.
Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated BSET presently sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. Its earnings surprise in the last four quarters was 12.25%, on average.
In the past 60 days, BSET’s earnings estimates have increased 2.4% for fiscal 2022 (ending October 2022). Bassett’s shares have rallied 21.9% in the past six months.
Acushnet Holdings Corp. GOLF presently flaunts a Zacks Rank of 1. Its earnings surprise in the last four quarters was 88.8%, on average.
GOLF’s earnings estimates have increased 0.7% for 2022 in the past 60 days. Shares of Acushnet have inched up 3% in the past six months.
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