Douglas Dynamics (NYSE: PLOW ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 6. 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 Douglas Dynamics's revenues will increase 38.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $11.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.16.
Last quarter, Douglas Dynamics booked revenue of $28.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 53% lower than the prior-year quarter's $60.3 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 -$0.05. GAAP EPS were -$0.05 for Q4 versus $0.28 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 26.7%, 640 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -3.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $170.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.54.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 45 members out of 48 rating the stock outperform, and three members rating it underperform. Among 14 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 14 give Douglas Dynamics a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Douglas Dynamics is outperform, with an average price target of $16.75.
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