Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE: TAP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 14. 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 Molson Coors Brewing's revenues will grow 14.5% and EPS will wither -32.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.07 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.66.
Last quarter, Molson Coors Brewing logged revenue of $1.20 billion. GAAP reported sales were 25% higher than the prior-year quarter's $954.4 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 $1.37. GAAP EPS of $1.09 for Q3 were 2.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.06 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 42.5%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.7%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.6%, 410 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.86.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 834 members out of 868 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 255 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 248 give Molson Coors Brewing a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Molson Coors Brewing is hold, with an average price target of $47.33.
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