United Rentals (NYSE: URI ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 16. 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 United Rentals's revenues will grow 69.4% and EPS will expand 36.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.11 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.49.
Last quarter, United Rentals logged revenue of $1.25 billion. GAAP reported sales were 67% higher than the prior-year quarter's $746.0 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 $1.27. GAAP EPS of $0.39 were the same as 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 39.6%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.4%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.06 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.84.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on United Rentals is outperform, with an average price target of $49.42.
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