Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 8. 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 Entercom Communications's revenues will increase 6.1% and EPS will contract -13.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $100.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Entercom Communications logged revenue of $102.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $100.4 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 $0.27. GAAP EPS of $0.22 were the same as 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 37.7%, 720 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 28.8%, 660 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $387.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.70.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 60 members out of 129 rating the stock outperform, and 69 members rating it underperform. Among 37 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 21 give Entercom Communications a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Entercom Communications is outperform, with an average price target of $14.00.
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