The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Peabody Energy's revenues will compress -8.3% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.83 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.03.
Last quarter, Peabody Energy booked revenue of $1.75 billion. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.02 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.05. GAAP EPS were -$0.09 for Q1 against $0.63 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 20.5%, 910 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -1.3%, 980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $7.41 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.13.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,970 members out of 2,061 rating the stock outperform, and 91 members rating it underperform. Among 311 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 292 give Peabody Energy 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 Peabody Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $30.41.
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