Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE: SKH ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 6. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Skilled Healthcare Group's revenues will expand 1.4% and EPS will expand 5.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $222.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.18.
Last quarter, Skilled Healthcare Group booked revenue of $219.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $214.1 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS of $0.15 for Q4 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.18 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 13.3%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.8%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $888.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.69.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 129 members out of 138 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 33 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 31 give Skilled Healthcare Group a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Skilled Healthcare Group is hold, with an average price target of $6.42.
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