Douglas Dynamics (NYSE: PLOW ) 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 Douglas Dynamics's revenues will wane -9.8% and EPS will compress -43.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $59.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Douglas Dynamics logged revenue of $14.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 65% higher than the prior-year quarter's $8.6 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 -$0.15 for Q1 versus -$0.20 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 30.6%, 930 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -20.4%, much better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -24.1%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $178.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.49.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 44 members out of 48 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 16 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 15 give Douglas Dynamics 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 Douglas Dynamics is outperform, with an average price target of $16.00.
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