Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE: SKH ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 5. 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 Skilled Healthcare Group's revenues will grow 1.0% and EPS will wane -11.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $219.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Last quarter, Skilled Healthcare Group notched revenue of $218.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.2% lower than the prior-year quarter's $219.4 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 $0.10. GAAP EPS of $0.08 for Q1 were 53% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.17 per share.
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 10.9%, 360 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.1%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.4%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $882.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.61.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 127 members out of 136 rating the stock outperform, and nine members rating it underperform. Among 40 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 38 give Skilled Healthcare 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 Skilled Healthcare Group is hold, with an average price target of $6.00.
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