Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE: NMM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 24. 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 Navios Maritime Partners's revenues will compress -0.4% and EPS will contract -22.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $50.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.27.
Last quarter, Navios Maritime Partners reported revenue of $55.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $48.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.36. GAAP EPS of $0.36 for Q3 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 95.0%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 44.1%, 430 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 39.9%, 540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $201.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.22.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 209 members out of 219 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 66 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 65 give Navios Maritime Partners a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Navios Maritime Partners is hold, with an average price target of $16.80.
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