Footwear is obtainable on the market at a Crocs retail retailer on July 22, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Crocs stated Monday it sees gross sales in 2021 climbing about 67% from 2020, greater than it beforehand anticipated.
Crocs had been calling for full-year gross sales to be up 62% to 65%. Analysts had been on the lookout for 65% year-over-year development, based on Refinitiv estimates.
“2021 proved to be an distinctive 12 months for the Crocs model … amidst a difficult world provide chain atmosphere,” stated Crocs Chief Govt Andrew Rees in a press release
The inventory was lately falling 1.6% in premarket buying and selling, having closed Friday down 2.3% at $125.70.
For the fourth quarter, Crocs stated it sees gross sales rising 42%, higher than the 36.6% development that analysts had predicted.
The retailer did not present an outlook for fourth-quarter earnings. Analysts had been projecting Crocs would earn $1.39 a share on common.
And for 2022, Crocs reaffirmed expectations of income development, excluding Hey Dude, to exceed 20%. Analysts are on the lookout for a 32% improve from prior-year ranges.
Crocs introduced in December it planned to acquire the privately held footwear label Hey Dude for $2.5 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. The transaction is anticipated to shut within the first quarter.
Learn the total press launch from Crocs here.