Gran Tierra Energy (AMEX: GTE) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 24. 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 Gran Tierra Energy's revenues will increase 4.0% and EPS will expand 9.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $167.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Last quarter, Gran Tierra Energy booked revenue of $168.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $150.8 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q3 were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 78.5%, 710 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 44.1%, 310 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 26.5%, 600 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $621.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.33.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 357 members out of 380 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 62 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give Gran Tierra Energy 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 Gran Tierra Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $6.93.
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