Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 19. 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 Amyris's revenues will contract -75.7% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.41.
Last quarter, Amyris logged revenue of $19.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 47% lower than the prior-year quarter's $36.3 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 -$0.22. GAAP EPS were -$0.34 for Q3 against -$0.97 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 76.7%, 7,520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -96.4%, 2,510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -106.2%, 1,420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $76.6 million. The average EPS estimate is -$2.35.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 72 members out of 85 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 14 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), nine give Amyris a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Amyris is hold, with an average price target of $3.50.
Is Amyris the right energy stock for you? Read about a handful of timely, profit-producing plays on expensive crude in "3 Stocks for $100 Oil." Click here for instant access to this free report.