Watch ProLogis' (NYSE: PLD) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the third consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Monday. ProLogis is a publicly held real estate investment trust that owns and operates primarily industrial properties in North America, Europe and Asia.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold? Analysts think investors should stand pat on ProLogis with nine of 15 analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like ProLogis as much as competitor Digital Realty Trust overall. Twelve out of 16 analysts rate Digital Realty Trust a buy compared to six of 15 for ProLogis. Analysts still rate the stock a Hold, but they are a bit more wary about it compared to three months ago.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $221.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 3.8% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of 32 cents per share. Estimates range from 20 cents to 41 cents.

What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly backing the stock with 94.1% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All Stars with 84.1% assigning it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced ProLogis and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 163 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of ProLogis, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

ProLogis' profit has risen year over year by an average of 22.3%.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows net margins over the past four quarters.






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