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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict NextEra Energy's revenues will grow 6.4% and EPS will grow 2.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.90 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.29.
Last quarter, NextEra Energy reported revenue of $3.28 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $3.37 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 $1.12. GAAP EPS of $0.65 for Q1 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.11 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 44.5%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.4%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.3%, 540 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $15.73 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.93.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,079 members out of 1,113 rating the stock outperform, and 34 members rating it underperform. Among 257 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 253 give NextEra Energy 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 NextEra Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $76.57.
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