Tesoro Logistics (NYSE: TLLP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 6. 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 Tesoro Logistics's revenues will expand 76.5% and EPS will grow 37.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $49.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.51.
Last quarter, Tesoro Logistics logged revenue of $40.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 54% higher than the prior-year quarter's $28.6 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 $0.54. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q3 were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.49 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 54.4%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 39.0%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 33.5%, 1,830 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $152.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.75.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 39 members out of 40 rating the stock outperform, and one members rating it underperform. Among 17 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 17 give Tesoro Logistics a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tesoro Logistics is buy, with an average price target of $45.11.
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