ONEOK Partners (NYSE: OKS ) 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 ONEOK Partners's revenues will decrease -19.4% and EPS will wither -50.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.53 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.62.
Last quarter, ONEOK Partners reported revenue of $2.55 billion. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.90 billion.
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 $0.78. GAAP EPS of $0.78 for Q3 were 7.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.84 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 16.5%, 290 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.8%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.1%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $9.78 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.00.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 652 members out of 667 rating the stock outperform, and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 243 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 238 give ONEOK Partners a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ONEOK Partners is hold, with an average price target of $60.93.
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