Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP ) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 24. 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 Energy Transfer Partners's revenues will grow 619.9% and EPS will expand 116.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $9.40 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.54.
Last quarter, Energy Transfer Partners chalked up revenue of $10.98 billion. GAAP reported sales were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.81 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 $0.53. GAAP EPS of $0.62 for Q4 were 51% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.41 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 11.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 890 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $39.62 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.38.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 908 members out of 926 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 258 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 256 give Energy Transfer Partners a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Energy Transfer Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $49.46.
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