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Coming Soon: Twin Disc Earnings

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:49PM

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Checking expectations

Twin Disc (Nasdaq: TWIN) is expected to report Q3 earnings on April 23. 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 Twin Disc's revenues will compress -27.3% and EPS will wither -88.9%.

The average estimate for revenue is $69.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.09.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Twin Disc logged revenue of $72.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $82.9 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 $0.29. GAAP EPS of $0.29 for Q2 were 42% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.50 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 30.8%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.7%, 370 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.6%, 240 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $285.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.66.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 323 members out of 330 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 87 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give Twin Disc 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 Twin Disc is outperform, with an average price target of $15.50.

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