Globe Specialty Metals (Nasdaq: GSM ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around 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 Globe Specialty Metals's revenues will increase 16.7% and EPS will wither -40.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $193.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.13.
Last quarter, Globe Specialty Metals reported revenue of $200.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $174.9 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS were -$0.08 for Q1 versus $0.27 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 16.0%, 1,100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -2.8%, 2,130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -2.8%, 1,460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $789.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.66.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 116 members out of 121 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 27 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 25 give Globe Specialty Metals a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Globe Specialty Metals is hold, with an average price target of $15.90.
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