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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Builders FirstSource's revenues will increase 34.7% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $295.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.10.
Last quarter, Builders FirstSource logged revenue of $287.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 49% higher than the prior-year quarter's $192.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.08. GAAP EPS were -$0.13 for Q4 against -$0.18 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 20.2%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -0.1%, 400 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -4.2%, 450 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.15.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 226 members out of 276 rating the stock outperform, and 50 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 66 give Builders FirstSource a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Builders FirstSource is outperform, with an average price target of $5.88.
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