Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE: TAP ) 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 Molson Coors Brewing's revenues will increase 23.5% and EPS will grow 3.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.23 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.43.
Last quarter, Molson Coors Brewing booked revenue of $828.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $691.4 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 $0.30. GAAP EPS of $0.20 for Q1 were 55% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.44 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 34.0%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.3%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 720 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.37 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.95.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 819 members out of 856 rating the stock outperform, and 37 members rating it underperform. Among 239 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 232 give Molson Coors Brewing a green thumbs-up, and seven give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Molson Coors Brewing is hold, with an average price target of $47.60.
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