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Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) reports Q4 2021 earnings beat


A sign outside Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. in Clarksville (Indiana) on Monday Nov. 9, 2020

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Dick’s Sporting GoodsTuesday’s earnings and sales growth report for the holiday quarter exceeded analyst estimates. This is a result of massive gains the company has made from previous years, which were fuelled by a pandemic in the purchase of fitness and outdoor accessories.

This forecast was better than expected and included same-store sales for 2022. It says it sets the stage for Covid-19’s future growth.

Lauren Hobart is the chief executive at Dick’s. She stated that Dick’s sees strong consumer demand. In a press release, she stated that the 2022 earnings and sales outlook provides a foundation on which to build in the future.

The news brought 2.5% increase in Dick’s share price.

Retailers are still struggling to predict future growth despite pandemic restrictions being eased around the nation and shoppers returning to their stores. Businesses must navigate against the backdrop of high inflation and rising oil prices. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Uncertain how the ripple effects of war will impact consumer demand in the U.S. It’s possible that it could become more of a concern, if the price increases continue at their current pace. From Kohl’s to Victoria’s Secret, there are many companies. have mentioned this uncertainty in recent daysThey expect to continue their strong earnings projections this year, provided supply chain barriers are less severe.

Based on an analysis of Wall Street analysts, here’s what Dick’s did during its fourth quarter.

  • Earnings per share: $3.64 adjusted vs. $3.43 expected
  • Revenue:Expected $3.35 Billion vs. $3.31 Billion

Dick’s net income reported for Jan. 29, 2013, was $346.1 million or $3.16 per Share. This compares with Dick’s income of $219.6 Million or $2.21 a shares a year prior.

Dick’s earned $3.64 a share, surpassing estimates of per-share earnings at $3.43.

The revenue increased 7.3% from $3.13 million a year prior to reach $3.35 billion. It was more than triple the estimates of $3.31 billion. Dick’s stated that sales rose by 28.5% in the last two years.

StreetAccount reported that the 5.9% increase in same-store sales was better than analysts expected, at 4.3%.

The company stated that the same-store sales growth was 14% higher year-over-year at Dick’s stores and 11% lower online revenue. As consumers visited Dick’s website during the holidays, they were able to shop for kayaks and golf clubs as well as other accessories that can be used in physical activities. E-commerce sales jumped 57% compared to a year earlier.

According to Refinitiv, Dick’s expects adjusted earnings per shares to range from $11.70 to $12.10 for the entire year. Analysts had expected $11.31, while Dick’s was expecting $13.10.

Analysts had expected a decrease of 3.6% in same-store sales from last year. However, it saw a flattering of 4% for year.

Dick’s also reported Tuesday that their board had approved an 11 percent increase in the quarterly dividend.

Dick’s share price is at $8.9 Billion as of Monday’s closing market. This brings its total market cap down to 14%.

Dick’s has the complete earnings press release here.

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