EXCO Resources (NYSE: XCO ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 20. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict EXCO Resources's revenues will grow 2.0% and EPS will grow 88.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $182.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.17.
Last quarter, EXCO Resources booked revenue of $141.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 32% lower than the prior-year quarter's $207.3 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS were -$1.62 for Q3 versus $0.39 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 64.7%, 1,120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -16.4%, 5,940 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -244.4%, 28,540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $713.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.36.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 485 members out of 511 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 93 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give EXCO Resources 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 EXCO Resources is hold, with an average price target of $6.91.
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