Ameresco (NYSE: AMRC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 9. 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 Ameresco's revenues will decrease -14.4% and EPS will decrease -33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $125.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.02.
Last quarter, Ameresco notched revenue of $156.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $188.5 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 $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.11 for Q4 were 31% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 21.1%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.6%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.1%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $639.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.42.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 422 members out of 432 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 78 give Ameresco 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 Ameresco is outperform, with an average price target of $12.08.
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