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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict General Communication's revenues will increase 5.2% and EPS will turn positive
The average estimate for revenue is $177.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.
Last quarter, General Communication booked revenue of $178.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $177.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.09. GAAP EPS of $0.09 for Q3 were 40% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.15 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 64.8%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.2%, 380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.1%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $704.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.30.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 30 members out of 52 rating the stock outperform, and 22 members rating it underperform. Among 12 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), six give General Communication 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 General Communication is buy, with an average price target of $12.67.
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