Aegion (Nasdaq: AEGN ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 30. 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 Aegion's revenues will grow 3.7% and EPS will grow 21.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $267.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.39.
Last quarter, Aegion notched revenue of $231.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $230.6 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 $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.07 for Q1 were 59% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 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 20.3%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.3%, 270 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.2%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.16 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.62.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 178 members out of 190 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 55 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give Aegion 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 Aegion is outperform, with an average price target of $25.71.
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