Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE: ANW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 27. 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 Aegean Marine Petroleum Network's revenues will grow 1.3% and EPS will expand 28.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.76 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Aegean Marine Petroleum Network chalked up revenue of $1.83 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.84 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 $0.17. GAAP EPS were $0.17 for Q3 compared to -$0.08 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 4.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 0.8%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.4%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.29 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.63.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 563 members out of 584 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 92 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 83 give Aegean Marine Petroleum Network a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Aegean Marine Petroleum Network is buy, with an average price target of $9.63.
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