Sunoco Logistics Partners (NYSE: SXL ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 26. 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 Sunoco Logistics Partners's revenues will grow 11.7% and EPS will compress -28.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.71 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.85.
Last quarter, Sunoco Logistics Partners notched revenue of $3.51 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.40 billion.
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 $1.09. GAAP EPS of $1.09 for Q1 were 42% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.77 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 7.5%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.7%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $14.19 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.58.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 189 members out of 199 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 54 give Sunoco Logistics Partners 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 Sunoco Logistics Partners is hold, with an average price target of $64.85.
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