The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Moneygram International's revenues will improve 7.4% and EPS will improve 9.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $333.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.23.
Last quarter, Moneygram International recorded revenue of $318.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $294.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.21. GAAP EPS were $0.14 for Q1 versus -$2.08 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 38.1%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.2%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.2%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.35 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.00.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 195 members out of 227 rating the stock outperform, and 32 members rating it underperform. Among 45 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 36 give Moneygram International a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Moneygram International is outperform, with an average price target of $21.63.
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