FLY Leasing (NYSE: FLY ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on March 7. 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 FLY Leasing's revenues will expand 11.5% and EPS will contract -12.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $105.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.70.
Last quarter, FLY Leasing reported revenue of $86.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 78% higher than the prior-year quarter's $47.4 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 $0.21. GAAP EPS were -$1.15 for Q3 compared to $0.13 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 95.9%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 41.7%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -34.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $402.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.93.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 266 members out of 277 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 82 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 81 give FLY Leasing 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 FLY Leasing is outperform, with an average price target of $14.50.
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