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Coming Soon: Dresser-Rand Group Earnings

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:44PM

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Checking expectations

Dresser-Rand Group (NYSE: DRC) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 26. 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 Dresser-Rand Group's revenues will grow 10.9% and EPS will increase 38.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $734.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.43.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Dresser-Rand Group notched revenue of $844.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $738.0 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 $1.05. GAAP EPS of $1.05 for Q4 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.90 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 29.5%, 260 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.9%, 210 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.5%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.54 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.38.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 244 members out of 255 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 67 give Dresser-Rand Group a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dresser-Rand Group is outperform, with an average price target of $67.17.

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