America Movil's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know

America Movil (NYSE: AMX  ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 10. 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 America Movil's revenues will grow 14.8% and EPS will grow 58.1%.

The average estimate for revenue is $14.98 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.49.

Revenue details
Last quarter, America Movil logged revenue of $14.98 billion. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $13.38 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.61. GAAP EPS of $0.03 for Q3 were 50% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.02 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 42.7%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.2%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.9%, 600 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $58.80 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.01.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,670 members out of 1,706 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 426 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 420 give America Movil a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on America Movil is outperform, with an average price target of $28.91.

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