Alliance Resource Partners (Nasdaq: ARLP ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 26. 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 Alliance Resource Partners's revenues will expand 19.4% and EPS will wane -11.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $529.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.37.
Last quarter, Alliance Resource Partners notched revenue of $549.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $474.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.87. GAAP EPS of $1.87 for Q4 were 3.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.93 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 33.6%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 19.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.7%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.18 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.84.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 710 members out of 730 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 190 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 184 give Alliance Resource Partners a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Alliance Resource Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $75.71.
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