EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 8. 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 EnergySolutions's revenues will increase 2.0% and EPS will wither -375.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $429.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Last quarter, EnergySolutions logged revenue of $392.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $403.7 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 $0.06 for Q2 were 500% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.01 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 9.1%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.4%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.44.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 857 members out of 886 rating the stock outperform, and 29 members rating it underperform. Among 184 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 180 give EnergySolutions 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 EnergySolutions is outperform, with an average price target of $4.90.