Ormat Technologies (NYSE: ORA ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Ormat Technologies's revenues will wane -0.5% and EPS will drop -4.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $129.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, Ormat Technologies reported revenue of $121.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $132.4 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 $0.26. GAAP EPS were -$0.04 for Q1 versus $0.17 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 22.8%, 730 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.4%, 500 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.6%, 760 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $528.6 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.73.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 421 members out of 444 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 62 give Ormat Technologies a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ormat Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $22.88.
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