Generac Holdings (NYSE: GNRC ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. 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 Generac Holdings's revenues will increase 15.4% and EPS will expand 17.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $308.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.68.
Last quarter, Generac Holdings reported revenue of $300.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $239.3 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 $0.78. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q3 were 33% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.55 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 38.5%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.7%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.5%, 710 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.02.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 62 members out of 71 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 15 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Generac Holdings 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 Generac Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $26.50.
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