The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Mac-Gray's revenues will improve 1.4% and EPS will increase 900.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $79.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.10.
Last quarter, Mac-Gray reported revenue of $84.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $82.3 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 $0.08. GAAP EPS were -$0.05 for Q1 against $0.14 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 31.0%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.0%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.9%, 340 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $327.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.47.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 26 members out of 33 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among nine CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), seven give Mac-Gray a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mac-Gray is outperform, with an average price target of $20.00.
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