Graham (AMEX: GHM) is expected to report Q1 earnings on July 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 Graham's revenues will expand 13.5% and EPS will grow 57.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $25.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.
Last quarter, Graham booked revenue of $30.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 53% higher than the prior-year quarter's $20.3 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 $0.41. GAAP EPS of $0.41 for Q4 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.04 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 34.1%, 850 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.4%, 960 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 13.3%, much better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $112.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.11.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,041 members out of 1,069 rating the stock outperform, and 28 members rating it underperform. Among 178 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 174 give Graham a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Graham is outperform, with an average price target of $26.75.
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