Integrys Energy Group
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Integrys Energy Group whiffed on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped significantly and GAAP earnings per share shrank significantly.
Gross margins improved, operating margins dropped, and net margins expanded.
Integrys Energy Group reported revenue of $1.25 billion. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected net sales of $1.72 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 23% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.63 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $1.55. The five earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $1.58 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.24 for Q1 were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.56 per share. (The prior-year quarter included $0.00 per share in earnings from discontinued operations.)
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 19.4%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.1%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.9%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.10 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.14 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.49.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Integrys Energy Group is hold, with an average price target of $53.25.
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