Oil States International (NYSE: OIS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 16. 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 Oil States International's revenues will expand 9.1% and EPS will increase 9.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.09 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.89.
Last quarter, Oil States International recorded revenue of $1.08 billion. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $902.6 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 $1.97. GAAP EPS of $1.87 for Q3 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.67 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 24.7%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.3%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.6%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.35 billion. The average EPS estimate is $8.09.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 403 members out of 422 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 92 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Oil States International 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 Oil States International is outperform, with an average price target of $98.63.
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