Bath & Body Works (NYSE:BBWI) released its second-quarter results, which surpassed expectations. However, a less favorable outlook for the company’s performance than initially anticipated caused a slight decline in shares pre-market today.
The company’s adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 40 cents came in better than the Street estimate of 33 cents. While revenue experienced a 3.6% decrease year-over-year, amounting to $1.56 billion, this figure aligns with what analysts had predicted.
For the current quarter, BBWI’s projected EPS to fall within the range of 30 cents to 40 cents, slightly below the Street estimate of 38 cents. The company anticipates a drop in net sales of 2.5%-4.0% year-over-year.
Regarding its outlook for the full 2024 year, Bath & Body Works predicts an adjusted EPS between $2.80 and $3.10, compared to the consensus projection of $3.10. The company expects a decline in net sales of 1.5% to 3.5% year-over-year.