General Communication (Nasdaq: GNCMA ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 1. 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 General Communication's revenues will grow 5.0% and EPS will increase 100.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $180.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, General Communication chalked up revenue of $183.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $168.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.01. GAAP EPS were $0.01 for Q4 versus -$0.02 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 62.0%, 500 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.5%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.3%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $765.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on General Communication is buy, with an average price target of $12.67.
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