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Coeur d'Alene Mines Earnings Up Next

By Seth Jayson – Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:25PM

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Checking expectations

Coeur d'Alene Mines (NYSE: CDE) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 9. 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 Coeur d'Alene Mines's revenues will grow 1.2% and EPS will compress -56.5%.

The average estimate for revenue is $207.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Coeur d'Alene Mines booked revenue of $205.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $246.9 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 $0.29. GAAP EPS of $0.42 for Q4 were 250% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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 47.0%, 820 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.8%, 620 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 18.2%, much better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $940.3 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.21.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,349 members out of 1,449 rating the stock outperform, and 100 members rating it underperform. Among 186 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 167 give Coeur d'Alene Mines a green thumbs-up, and 19 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Coeur d'Alene Mines is outperform, with an average price target of $31.25.

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