Consolidated Graphics (NYSE: CGX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around May 8. 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 Consolidated Graphics's revenues will shrink -0.2% and EPS will increase 121.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $250.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.51.
Last quarter, Consolidated Graphics reported revenue of $295.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $283.9 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 $1.75. GAAP EPS of $1.68 for Q3 were 62% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.04 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 24.6%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.9%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.05 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.18.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 51 members out of 55 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 21 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 20 give Consolidated Graphics a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Consolidated Graphics is buy, with an average price target of $44.00.
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