Aegion (Nasdaq: AEGN ) 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 Aegion's revenues will expand 16.6% and EPS will grow 77.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $287.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.48.
Last quarter, Aegion chalked up revenue of $257.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $225.0 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 $0.32. GAAP EPS of $0.29 for Q2 were 53% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 24.2%, 380 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.7%, 410 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.5%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.47.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 177 members out of 189 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 54 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Aegion 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 Aegion is buy, with an average price target of $22.13.
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