Aegion (Nasdaq: AEGN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 25. 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 Aegion's revenues will grow 10.0% and EPS will grow 10.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $282.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.42.
Last quarter, Aegion notched revenue of $265.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $246.2 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 $0.50. GAAP EPS of $0.49 for Q3 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 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 23.7%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 130 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 690 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.04 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.39.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 178 members out of 190 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Aegion a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Aegion is buy, with an average price target of $23.13.
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