Canada Goose Holdings Inc. raised its full-year results after recording gains above market expectations in the second quarter as a result of boosted sales of DTC channels by boosting sales of DTC channels due to strong development of e-commerce and the gradual establishment of an independent store network. Stimulated the stock soared nearly 19.7% in the past two days, a record high of 33.09 Canadian dollars.
Three years ago, the group still relied entirely on wholesale channels to generate revenue. In the recent quarter of FY2018, the channel still accounted for over 88% of the Group’s business and achieved a rapid growth of 22.3%. DTC’s revenue soared more than 2.7 times to 20.3 million Canadian dollars, mainly driven by North America’s strong e-commerce business, coupled with the flagship store opened in Chicago, London and Tokyo and seven new e-commerce markets in recent years Additional sales. During this time period, even North American department store retailers could not reverse the downward trend of sales and profits even with the sales promotion and discounting, while the harms of Coachcraft parent Tasestry Inc. (NYSE: TPR) and Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) are seeing sales and earnings improvements after some department stores.
In the second quarter, gross margin of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. increased by 410 basis points to 50.5% from 46.4% of the same period of previous year, of which the gross profit margin of DTC business was as high as 73.7%. Net profit rose 88.5% YoY to 37.1 million Canadian dollars, EPS from 0.20 Canadian dollars in the same period last year increased to 0.33 Canadian dollars. The adjusted EPS was 0.29 Canadian dollars, up 26.1 percent from 0.23 Canadian dollars over the same period of last year. Revenue reached 172.3 million Canadian dollars, an increase of 34.7%.