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Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Bill Barrett's revenues will wither -11.1% and EPS will wane -89.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $172.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, Bill Barrett notched revenue of $179.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $172.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.76 for Q1 were 130% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.33 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 72.0%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 44.6%, 2,440 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 20.2%, 1,140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $746.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.53.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 195 members out of 211 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 51 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 48 give Bill Barrett a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Bill Barrett is outperform, with an average price target of $41.08.
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