Tenaris (NYSE: TS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. 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 Tenaris's revenues will drop -0.5% and EPS will grow 7.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.74 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.73.
Last quarter, Tenaris notched revenue of $2.66 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.49 billion.
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 $0.74. GAAP EPS of $0.37 for Q3 were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 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 37.6%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.1%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.4%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $10.82 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.98.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 801 members out of 825 rating the stock outperform, and 24 members rating it underperform. Among 223 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 216 give Tenaris a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Tenaris is hold, with an average price target of $49.13.
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