As City Chic Collective Limited (ASX:CCX) announced its earnings release on 30 June 2019, analysts seem cautiously optimistic, as a 28% increase in profits is expected in the upcoming year, though this is relatively lower than the past 5-year average earnings growth of 35%. With trailing-twelve-month net income at current levels of AU$14m, we should see this rise to AU$18m in 2020. I will provide a brief commentary around the figures and analyst expectations in the near term. For those interested in more of an analysis of the company, you can research its fundamentals here.
How is City Chic Collective going to perform in the near future?
The view from 4 analysts over the next three years is one of positive sentiment. Given that it becomes hard to forecast far into the future, broker analysts tend to project ahead roughly three years. To get an idea of the overall earnings growth trend for CCX, I’ve plotted out each year’s earnings expectations and inserted a line of best fit to determine an annual rate of growth from the slope of this line.
From the current net income level of AU$14m and the final forecast of AU$24m by 2022, the annual rate of growth for CCX’s earnings is 17%. EPS reaches A$0.12 in the final year of forecast compared to the current A$0.074 EPS today. In 2022, CCX's profit margin will have expanded from 9.6% to 11%.
Future outlook is only one aspect when you're building an investment case for a stock. For City Chic Collective, I've put together three key factors you should further examine:
- Valuation: What is City Chic Collective worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether City Chic Collective is currently mispriced by the market.
- Future Earnings: How does City Chic Collective's growth rate compare to its peers and the wider market? Dig deeper into the analyst consensus number for the upcoming years by interacting with our free analyst growth expectation chart.
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