Holly Energy Partners L.P (NYSE: HEP ) 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 Holly Energy Partners L.P's revenues will increase 10.8% and EPS will compress -22.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $75.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Holly Energy Partners L.P reported revenue of $72.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 48% higher than the prior-year quarter's $49.0 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 $0.34. GAAP EPS of $0.34 for Q3 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.29 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 70.6%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 50.7%, 640 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 26.5%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $276.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.35.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 98 members out of 112 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 34 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 32 give Holly Energy Partners L.P a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Holly Energy Partners L.P is hold, with an average price target of $32.60.
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