Stericycle (Nasdaq: SRCL ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 24. 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 Stericycle's revenues will expand 12.8% and EPS will expand 12.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $529.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.91.
Last quarter, Stericycle booked revenue of $513.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $460.1 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 $0.88. GAAP EPS of $0.85 for Q1 were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.75 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 47.5%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 26.2%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.5%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.13 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.69.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 300 members out of 327 rating the stock outperform, and 27 members rating it underperform. Among 97 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Stericycle a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Stericycle is outperform, with an average price target of $106.31.
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