Astronics (Nasdaq: ATRO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 5. 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 Astronics's revenues will grow 15.8% and EPS will wane -26.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $70.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.39.
Last quarter, Astronics booked revenue of $68.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $56.4 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 $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q3 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 24.3%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.1%, 290 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.2%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $270.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.57.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 297 members out of 311 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 69 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 65 give Astronics 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 Astronics is outperform, with an average price target of $39.67.
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