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Can Transmontaigne Partners Meet These Numbers?

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:53PM

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Checking expectations

Transmontaigne Partners (NYSE: TLP) is expected to report Q1 earnings around April 16. 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 Transmontaigne Partners's revenues will grow 6.0% and EPS will increase 4.8%.

The average estimate for revenue is $41.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.65.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Transmontaigne Partners booked revenue of $40.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $39.2 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, EPS came in at $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q4 were 40% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.65 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 51.8%, 900 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.1%, 870 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.3%, 950 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $164.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.25.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Transmontaigne Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $39.67.

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