What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts generally think investors should hang on to Questar, with half rating the stock a hold. Analysts like Questar better than competitor Southwestern Energy overall. Eight out of 24 analysts rate Southwestern Energy a buy compared with four of 10 for Questar. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared with three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $209.4 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 4.1% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.20 per share. Estimates range from $0.19 to $0.21.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 95.8% giving it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 94.7% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are bullish on Questar, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 83 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Questar's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Questar's income has fallen year over year by an average of 39.4%. Revenue has fallen for the past three quarters. The company's gross margin shrank by 8.2 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue fell 52.2% while cost of sales fell 44% to $261.3 million from a year earlier.
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