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ICU Medical Earnings Up Next

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:50PM

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Checking expectations

ICU Medical (Nasdaq: ICUI) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 22. 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 ICU Medical's revenues will drop -2.0% and EPS will drop -17.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $74.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.44.

Revenue details
Last quarter, ICU Medical reported revenue of $82.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $76.5 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 $0.82. GAAP EPS of $0.82 for Q4 were 35% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.26 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 50.5%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.8%, 630 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.9%, 840 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $335.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.77.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 89 members out of 103 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 30 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 27 give ICU Medical a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on ICU Medical is outperform, with an average price target of $68.60.

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