EXCO Resources (NYSE: XCO ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 5. 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 EXCO Resources's revenues will grow 19.4% and EPS will grow 120.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $140.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.
Last quarter, EXCO Resources reported revenue of $138.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $134.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.13. GAAP EPS were $0.74 for Q1 against -$1.32 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 68.6%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -7.8%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 114.4%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $639.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.55.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 487 members out of 513 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 83 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 78 give EXCO Resources a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EXCO Resources is hold, with an average price target of $6.25.
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