EV Energy Partners (Nasdaq: EVEP ) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 25. 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 EV Energy Partners's revenues will grow 2.7% and EPS will decrease -66.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $79.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.21.
Last quarter, EV Energy Partners recorded revenue of $75.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $66.8 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 $0.54. GAAP EPS were -$0.23 for Q4 compared to $0.26 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 62.1%, 280 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.2%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -13.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $335.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.15.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 397 members out of 410 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 114 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 112 give EV Energy 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 EV Energy Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $74.06.
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