NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Krispy Kreme (KKD) stock is down by 5.07% to $14.60 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, after the company reported lower-than-expected 2016 fourth quarter revenue and weak fiscal 2017 guidance.
After the market close today, the retailer of doughnuts and beverages reported fourth quarter earnings of 22 cents per share, beating Wall Street's forecasts for earnings of 21 cents per share. Revenue of $130.4 million missed analysts' estimates for $133.02 million.
Krispy Kreme projected fiscal 2017 earnings to range between 87 cents per share to 91 cents per share, lower than analysts' forecasts for 93 cents per share.
Additionally, the company reported that system-wide domestic same-store sales climbed by 1.6% during the 2016 fourth quarter and 3.9% during the full-year.
Separately, recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.
TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity.
You can view the full analysis from the report here: KKD