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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict MasTec's revenues will grow 9.8% and EPS will grow 41.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $854.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.
Last quarter, MasTec booked revenue of $932.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $731.6 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 $0.45. GAAP EPS of $0.45 for Q4 were 350% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 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 14.8%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.8%, 460 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.9%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.01 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.84.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 233 members out of 250 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 52 give MasTec 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 MasTec is outperform, with an average price target of $27.70.
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