York Water (Nasdaq: YORW ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around March 13. 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 York Water's revenues will grow 4.0% and EPS will grow 12.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, York Water booked revenue of $11.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 5.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $10.5 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 $0.22. GAAP EPS of $0.21 for Q3 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 82.6%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 52.4%, 190 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 25.0%, 240 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $41.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.72.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 71 members out of 77 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 25 give York Water a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on York Water is outperform, with an average price target of $19.00.
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