The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Agnico-Eagle Mines's revenues will drop -12.7% and EPS will compress -33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $449.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Last quarter, Agnico-Eagle Mines booked revenue of $436.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 6.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $433.7 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 $0.40. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q2 were 38% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.40 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 52.1%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 21.3%, 640 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.4%, 650 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.83 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.88.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,129 members out of 1,212 rating the stock outperform, and 83 members rating it underperform. Among 246 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 216 give Agnico-Eagle Mines a green thumbs-up, and 30 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Agnico-Eagle Mines is outperform, with an average price target of $43.67.
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