Copano Energy (Nasdaq: CPNO ) 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 Copano Energy's revenues will increase 17.3% and EPS will turn positive
The average estimate for revenue is $416.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Copano Energy reported revenue of $366.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $353.7 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 $0.15. GAAP EPS were $0.23 for Q3 compared to -$2.51 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 15.2%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.7%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.9%, 5,250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.39.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 331 members out of 347 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 118 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give Copano Energy 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 Copano Energy is hold, with an average price target of $34.50.
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