MDC Holdings (NYSE: MDC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 2. 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 MDC Holdings's revenues will expand 63.1% and EPS will increase 550.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $316.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, MDC Holdings recorded revenue of $390.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 65% higher than the prior-year quarter's $244.7 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 $0.59. GAAP EPS were $0.59 for Q4 compared to -$0.40 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 18.3%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.1%, 710 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.60 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.92.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 474 members out of 625 rating the stock outperform, and 151 members rating it underperform. Among 199 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 157 give MDC Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 42 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on MDC Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $39.40.
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