Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK ) 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 Pinnacle Entertainment's revenues will grow 13.1% and EPS will contract -42.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $311.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Pinnacle Entertainment logged revenue of $304.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $295.9 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 $0.30. GAAP EPS of -$0.01 were the same as 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 67.9%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.9%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.1%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.21 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.08.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 118 members out of 177 rating the stock outperform, and 59 members rating it underperform. Among 59 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 45 give Pinnacle Entertainment a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pinnacle Entertainment is outperform, with an average price target of $14.32.
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