Consolidated Graphics (NYSE: CGX ) is expected to report Q3 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 Consolidated Graphics's revenues will increase 0.5% and EPS will expand 8.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $285.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.27.
Last quarter, Consolidated Graphics logged revenue of $263.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $267.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.84. GAAP EPS of $0.68 for Q2 were 1.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.69 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 23.1%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.4%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.5%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.04 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.43.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 51 members out of 56 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 20 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 19 give Consolidated Graphics a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Consolidated Graphics is buy, with an average price target of $44.50.
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