EXCO Resources (NYSE: XCO ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 29. 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 EXCO Resources's revenues will wither -10.8% and EPS will contract -6.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $185.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Last quarter, EXCO Resources logged revenue of $118.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 43% lower than the prior-year quarter's $206.8 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 $0.05. GAAP EPS were -$2.32 for Q2 versus $0.38 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 56.3%, 2,110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -47.3%, 9,190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -420.8%, 46,060 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $717.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.38.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 486 members out of 512 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 85 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 81 give EXCO Resources 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 EXCO Resources is hold, with an average price target of $7.09.
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