Chart Industries (Nasdaq: GTLS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. 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 Chart Industries's revenues will expand 26.6% and EPS will increase 49.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $278.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Last quarter, Chart Industries chalked up revenue of $254.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $211.3 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 $0.66. GAAP EPS of $0.61 for Q3 were 3.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 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 30.8%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.9%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.3%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $988.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.46.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 380 members out of 393 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 80 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 77 give Chart Industries 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 Chart Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $81.43.
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