Bill Barrett (NYSE: BBG ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 1. 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 Bill Barrett's revenues will wane -6.4% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $150.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
Last quarter, Bill Barrett reported revenue of $138.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 24% lower than the prior-year quarter's $177.8 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 -$0.25. GAAP EPS were -$0.70 for Q1 compared to $0.76 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 71.0%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -22.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -24.6%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $622.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.03.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 186 members out of 203 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 55 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give Bill Barrett 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 Bill Barrett is outperform, with an average price target of $24.00.
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