McDermott International (NYSE: MDR ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. 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 McDermott International's revenues will increase 19.3% and EPS will grow 475.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $973.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, McDermott International chalked up revenue of $1.03 billion. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $879.9 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 $0.21. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q3 were 320% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.05 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 13.5%, 480 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.5%, 520 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.9%, 370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.62 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.91.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,286 members out of 1,318 rating the stock outperform, and 32 members rating it underperform. Among 305 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 299 give McDermott International a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on McDermott International is outperform, with an average price target of $15.92.
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