Wall Street analysts forecast that Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc (NYSE:RH) will post earnings of $2.74 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have provided estimates for Restoration Hardware’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $2.49 and the highest is $2.87. Restoration Hardware posted earnings of $1.69 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 62.1%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, March 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Restoration Hardware will report full-year earnings of $8.17 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.62 to $8.44. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $9.29 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.64 to $10.65. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover Restoration Hardware.

Restoration Hardware (NYSE:RH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, December 3rd. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.46. The company had revenue of $636.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $632.25 million. Restoration Hardware had a return on equity of 404.46% and a net margin of 4.58%. Restoration Hardware’s revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.04 earnings per share.

RH has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. William Blair reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Restoration Hardware in a research report on Tuesday, August 14th. Gordon Haskett raised Restoration Hardware from a “hold” rating to an “accumulate” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $135.00 to $58.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. Piper Jaffray Companies raised their price target on Restoration Hardware to $165.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on Restoration Hardware from $125.00 to $142.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their price target on Restoration Hardware from $160.00 to $178.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Restoration Hardware presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $152.28.

NYSE RH opened at $137.01 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $3.02 billion, a PE ratio of 44.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 2.04. The company has a current ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 26.22. Restoration Hardware has a one year low of $74.50 and a one year high of $164.49.

In related news, Director Ali Rowghani sold 3,024 shares of Restoration Hardware stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $129.68, for a total value of $392,152.32. Following the sale, the director now owns 6,953 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $901,665.04. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Gary G. Friedman bought 7,622 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $131.19 per share, for a total transaction of $999,930.18. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 2,253,332 shares in the company, valued at approximately $295,614,625.08. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 29.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Restoration Hardware stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc (NYSE:RH) by 24.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,238 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,403 shares during the quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA owned about 0.08% of Restoration Hardware worth $2,408,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Restoration Hardware Company Profile

RH, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the home furnishings. It offers products in various categories, including furniture, lighting, textiles, bath ware, d├ęcor, outdoor and garden, tableware, and child and teen furnishings. The company provides its products through its retail galleries; and Source Books, a series of catalogs, as well as online through rh.com, restorationhardware.com, rhbabyandchild.com, rhteen.com, and rhmodern.com, as well as waterworks.com.

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