Mueller Water Products (NYSE: MWA ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on Feb. 5. 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 Mueller Water Products's revenues will drop -25.8% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $231.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, Mueller Water Products logged revenue of $281.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $256.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.03. GAAP EPS were $0.02 for Q4 versus -$0.06 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 27.3%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.1%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.2%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.09 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mueller Water Products is hold, with an average price target of $4.00.
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