The sporting goods company posted earnings of $1.32 a share in the quarter. Analysts surveyed by Capital IQ called for $1.41 a share. Revenue rose 6.1% to $1.19 billion in the quarter; analysts expected revenue of $1.2 billion.
For the first quarter, Cabela's said it expects earnings of between 32 cents and 42 cents a share. Analysts call for earnings of 57 cents a share. .
The company expects earnings growth in the high single digits to low double digits for the full year of 2014. Analysts expect earnings of $3.82 a share for the year, or 15% growth from 2013.
TheStreet Ratings team rates CABELAS INC as a Buy with a ratings score of B. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about its recommendation:
"We rate CABELAS INC (CAB) a BUY. This is driven by multiple strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow."