TC PipeLines (NYSE: TCP ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 24. 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 TC PipeLines's revenues will expand 18.3% and EPS will drop -18.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $55.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.49.
Last quarter, TC PipeLines tallied revenue of $43.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% lower than the prior-year quarter's $54.0 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 $0.52. GAAP EPS of $0.52 for Q1 were 27% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.71 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 90.7%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 79.1%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 67.4%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $220.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.32.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 166 members out of 178 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 54 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give TC PipeLines 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 TC PipeLines is hold, with an average price target of $44.78.
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