Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE: SKH ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on 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 Skilled Healthcare Group's revenues will expand 2.4% and EPS will wane 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $219.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.19.
Last quarter, Skilled Healthcare Group reported revenue of $216.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $216.8 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 $0.21. GAAP EPS were $0.16 for Q3 compared to -$6.26 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 13.7%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.1%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.8%, 11,020 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $874.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.75.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 130 members out of 139 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 38 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Skilled Healthcare Group a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Skilled Healthcare Group is hold, with an average price target of $6.29.
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