Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND ) is expected to report Q2 earnings around July 31. 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 Kindred Healthcare's revenues will decrease -4.2% and EPS will wither -19.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.47 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.33.
Last quarter, Kindred Healthcare logged revenue of $1.55 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.54 billion.
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 $0.51. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q1 were 85% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.34 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 32.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.7%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.2%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.23.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 136 members out of 145 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 49 give Kindred Healthcare a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kindred Healthcare is hold, with an average price target of $12.13.
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