Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Jan. 30. 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 Enbridge Energy Partners's revenues will shrink -15.6% and EPS will compress -21.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.75 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Enbridge Energy Partners notched revenue of $1.56 billion. GAAP reported sales were 34% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.37 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 $0.29. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q3 were 67% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.36 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 30.3%, 800 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.0%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.8%, 860 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.09.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Enbridge Energy Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $32.67.
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