Ternium (NYSE: TX ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 31. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Ternium's revenues will decrease -6.1% and EPS will shrink -44.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.20 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.60.
Last quarter, Ternium logged revenue of $2.18 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.13 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.81. GAAP EPS of $0.81 for Q1 were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.03 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 21.5%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.0%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.3%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.96 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.21.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 549 members out of 576 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 162 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 155 give Ternium a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ternium is outperform, with an average price target of $31.50.
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