Energy Transfer Equity (NYSE: ETE ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Energy Transfer Equity's revenues will expand 1.7% and EPS will grow 53.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.01 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Last quarter, Energy Transfer Equity reported revenue of $1.69 billion. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.99 billion.
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 $1.88. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q1 were 83% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 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 29.5%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.8%, 540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.23.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 218 members out of 231 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 76 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 72 give Energy Transfer Equity a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Energy Transfer Equity is outperform, with an average price target of $46.43.
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