The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Belo's revenues will decrease -1.7% and EPS will compress -12.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $174.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.21.
Last quarter, Belo booked revenue of $160.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 2.8% higher than the prior-year quarter's $155.9 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 $0.16. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q1 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.14 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 35.0%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.1%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.4%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $688.7 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.79.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 114 members out of 140 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Belo 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 Belo is outperform, with an average price target of $9.75.
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