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Will These Numbers from Mylan Be Good Enough for You?

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 11:13AM

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Checking expectations

Mylan (Nasdaq: MYL) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Mylan's revenues will expand 17.2% and EPS will grow 38.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.85 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Mylan logged revenue of $1.69 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.57 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.60. GAAP EPS of $0.33 were the same as the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 43.4%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.0%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.2%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $6.86 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.51.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 542 members out of 576 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 158 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 152 give Mylan a green thumbs-up, and six give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Mylan is outperform, with an average price target of $27.13.

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