Edison International (NYSE: EIX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 26. 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 Edison International's revenues will shrink -13.4% and EPS will grow 42.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.61 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.07.
Last quarter, Edison International tallied revenue of $4.07 billion. GAAP reported sales were 6.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.82 billion.
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 $0.72. GAAP EPS of $0.58 for Q3 were 55% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.30 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 26.2%, 560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.8%, 570 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.7%, 640 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $12.11 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.06.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 299 members out of 317 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 94 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 93 give Edison International a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Edison International is outperform, with an average price target of $49.18.
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