Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE: BIN ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 30. 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 Progressive Waste Solutions's revenues will expand 4.2% and EPS will expand 4.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $495.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.26.
Last quarter, Progressive Waste Solutions chalked up revenue of $481.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $438.3 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 $0.24. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q1 were 32% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.19 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 39.0%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.1%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.0%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.02 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.01.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 83 members out of 85 rating the stock outperform, and two members rating it underperform. Among 28 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 28 give Progressive Waste Solutions a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Progressive Waste Solutions is outperform, with an average price target of $24.16.
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