Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners (NYSE: PSE ) 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 Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners's revenues will shrink -18.0% and EPS will wither -36.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $44.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.49.
Last quarter, Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners reported revenue of $46.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% lower than the prior-year quarter's $55.2 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 $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.15 for Q3 were 94% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.69 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 60.2%, 1,510 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.0%, 15,060 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.9%, 15,010 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $183.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.09.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 174 members out of 184 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 64 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 60 give Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners is hold, with an average price target of $26.40.
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