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Coming Soon: Inergy Earnings

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:46PM

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Checking expectations

Inergy (NYSE: NRGY) is expected to report Q2 earnings around April 25. 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 Inergy's revenues will wither -35.5% and EPS will shrink -82.9%.

The average estimate for revenue is $427.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Inergy recorded revenue of $438.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 34% lower than the prior-year quarter's $668.6 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.09. GAAP EPS were $0.01 for Q1 versus -$0.03 per share for the prior-year quarter.

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 18.2%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.2%, 420 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.3%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.62 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.27.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 214 members out of 228 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 67 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 62 give Inergy a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Inergy is hold, with an average price target of $21.38.

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