Mueller Industries (NYSE: MLI ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around 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 Industries's revenues will expand 3.2% and EPS will grow 55.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $507.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.
Last quarter, Mueller Industries notched revenue of $514.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $585.8 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 $0.41. GAAP EPS of $0.41 for Q3 were 52% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.27 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 12.5%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.8%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.23 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.21.
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