EV Energy Partners (Nasdaq: EVEP ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 1. 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 EV Energy Partners's revenues will grow 43.1% and EPS will grow 130.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $95.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.46.
Last quarter, EV Energy Partners booked revenue of $68.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $64.4 million.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.40. GAAP EPS were -$1.15 for Q3 compared to $2.40 per share for the prior-year quarter.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 59.1%, 520 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -53.7%, 20,790 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -72.8%, 20,920 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $337.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.91.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 403 members out of 416 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 127 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 125 give EV Energy Partners a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EV Energy Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $74.56.
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