Aceto (Nasdaq: ACET ) is expected to report Q3 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 Aceto's revenues will grow 12.7% and EPS will expand 44.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $136.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, Aceto reported revenue of $114.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $110.7 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 $0.17. GAAP EPS of $0.17 were the same as 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 18.2%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.8%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $490.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.81.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 248 members out of 255 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 48 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Aceto 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 Aceto is buy, with an average price target of $12.50.
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