Cosan (NYSE: CZZ ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on 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 Cosan's revenues will grow 15.9% and EPS will increase 133.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.92 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.28.
Last quarter, Cosan notched revenue of $3.46 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $3.67 billion.
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 $0.31. GAAP EPS of $0.31 for Q2 were 343% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 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 11.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.2%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.4%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $14.31 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.17.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cosan is outperform, with an average price target of $18.19.
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