Exterran Partners (Nasdaq: EXLP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 23. 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 Exterran Partners's revenues will grow 21.2% and EPS will grow 81.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $100.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, Exterran Partners logged revenue of $99.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $84.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.21. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q3 were 250% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.06 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 51.0%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.1%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.5%, 660 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $386.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.72.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 145 members out of 151 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 62 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 61 give Exterran Partners a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Exterran Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $28.30.
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