C&J Energy Services (NYSE: CJES ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 C&J Energy Services's revenues will expand 29.1% and EPS will decrease -32.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $284.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.68.
Last quarter, C&J Energy Services tallied revenue of $307.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $229.0 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 $0.91. GAAP EPS of $0.91 for Q3 were 2.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.89 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 38.7%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 24.3%, 820 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.0%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.11 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.54.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 215 members out of 220 rating the stock outperform, and five members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 62 give C&J Energy Services 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 C&J Energy Services is outperform, with an average price target of $24.67.
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