Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 Agnico-Eagle Mines's revenues will grow 7.0% and EPS will contract 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $479.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.45.
Last quarter, Agnico-Eagle Mines logged revenue of $537.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $520.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.77. GAAP EPS were $0.62 for Q3 versus -$0.48 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 58.9%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 34.2%, 5,520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 19.8%, 3,550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.94 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.15.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,116 members out of 1,198 rating the stock outperform, and 82 members rating it underperform. Among 229 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 197 give Agnico-Eagle Mines a green thumbs-up, and 32 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Agnico-Eagle Mines is hold, with an average price target of $49.79.
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