Capstone Turbine (Nasdaq: CPST ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Feb. 11. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Capstone Turbine's revenues will grow 22.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $33.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
Last quarter, Capstone Turbine reported revenue of $30.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $27.5 million.
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 -$0.02. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q2 compared to $0.00 per share for 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 8.7%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -20.7%, 540 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -20.5%, 2,510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $130.1 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.08.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 578 members out of 617 rating the stock outperform, and 39 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Capstone Turbine a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Capstone Turbine is outperform, with an average price target of $2.18.
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