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What Does Wall Street See for Sunrise Senior Living's Q3?

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 11:51AM

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Checking expectations

Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) is expected to report Q3 earnings around Nov. 9. 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 Sunrise Senior Living's revenues will decrease -5.1% and EPS will shrink -100.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $322.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.00.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Sunrise Senior Living logged revenue of $337.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $143.1 million.

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 $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q2 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.02 per share.

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 38.8%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.6%, 490 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.6%, 470 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.31 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.07.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 480 members out of 542 rating the stock outperform, and 62 members rating it underperform. Among 145 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 131 give Sunrise Senior Living a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Sunrise Senior Living is hold, with an average price target of $10.00.

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