National Fuel Gas
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict National Fuel Gas's revenues will expand 11.7% and EPS will grow 9.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $616.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.97.
Last quarter, National Fuel Gas tallied revenue of $452.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 4.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $432.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.81. GAAP EPS of $0.81 for Q1 were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.73 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 49.3%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.0%, 160 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 15.0%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.81 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.91.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 205 members out of 215 rating the stock outperform, and 10 members rating it underperform. Among 62 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 59 give National Fuel Gas 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 National Fuel Gas is outperform, with an average price target of $59.38.
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