Standard Pacific (NYSE: SPF ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 31. 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 Standard Pacific's revenues will grow 28.3% and EPS will increase 40.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $376.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.07.
Last quarter, Standard Pacific reported revenue of $318.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $245.3 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 $0.05. GAAP EPS were $0.05 for Q3 compared to -$0.02 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 20.6%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.3%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.7%, 930 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.20.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 361 members out of 608 rating the stock outperform, and 247 members rating it underperform. Among 169 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give Standard Pacific a green thumbs-up, and 85 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Standard Pacific is hold, with an average price target of $6.00.
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