Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE: TC ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on 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 Thompson Creek Metals's revenues will shrink -14.5% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $97.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, Thompson Creek Metals logged revenue of $99.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $116.7 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 -$2.87. GAAP EPS were -$2.87 for Q4 versus $0.00 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 9.1%, 340 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.5%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -487.3%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $494.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.11.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,317 members out of 1,348 rating the stock outperform, and 31 members rating it underperform. Among 220 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 217 give Thompson Creek Metals a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Thompson Creek Metals is hold, with an average price target of $4.34.
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