The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict USG's revenues will grow 9.9% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $870.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.09.
Last quarter, USG reported revenue of $825.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $761.0 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 -$0.15. GAAP EPS were -$0.54 for Q2 against -$0.69 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 13.2%, 620 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.8%, 630 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -6.9%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.33 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.72.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,722 members out of 1,867 rating the stock outperform, and 145 members rating it underperform. Among 506 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 471 give USG a green thumbs-up, and 35 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on USG is outperform, with an average price target of $19.80.
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