Trex (NYSE: TREX ) 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 Trex's revenues will compress -12.1% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $45.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.17.
Last quarter, Trex recorded revenue of $70.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $67.9 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 $0.36. GAAP EPS were -$0.86 for Q3 compared to -$0.03 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 3.0%, 2,240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -19.3%, 2,560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -20.2%, 1,950 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $306.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.52.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 121 members out of 174 rating the stock outperform, and 53 members rating it underperform. Among 54 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 37 give Trex a green thumbs-up, and 17 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Trex is outperform, with an average price target of $36.00.
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