Quicksilver Resources (NYSE: KWK ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 25. 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 Quicksilver Resources's revenues will wane -14.0% and EPS will expand from $0.00 per share the prior year.
The average estimate for revenue is $185.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.
Last quarter, Quicksilver Resources tallied revenue of $177.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $229.3 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 -$0.04. GAAP EPS were -$3.83 for Q3 versus $0.17 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 52.4%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.8%, 1,960 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -361.0%, 37,350 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $695.0 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.24.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 814 members out of 846 rating the stock outperform, and 32 members rating it underperform. Among 188 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 181 give Quicksilver Resources a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Quicksilver Resources is hold, with an average price target of $5.62.
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