Aircastle LTD (NYSE: AYR ) 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 Aircastle LTD's revenues will drop -2.1% and EPS will wane 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $168.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Last quarter, Aircastle LTD reported revenue of $176.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $164.9 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 $0.40. GAAP EPS of $0.34 for Q1 were 24% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 98.1%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 47.7%, 250 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.9%, 690 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $707.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.51.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 506 members out of 544 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 174 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 167 give Aircastle LTD 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 Aircastle LTD is outperform, with an average price target of $15.80.
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