Alamo Group (NYSE: ALG ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 1. 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 Alamo Group's revenues will grow 1.7% and EPS will increase 1.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $169.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.78.
Last quarter, Alamo Group booked revenue of $158.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $155.9 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 $0.57. GAAP EPS of $0.57 for Q1 were 1.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.56 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 22.0%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 6.1%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, much about the same as the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $641.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.52.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 88 members out of 97 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 35 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 33 give Alamo Group 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 Alamo Group is outperform, with an average price target of $41.85.
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