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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Chart Industries's revenues will expand 23.5% and EPS will grow 33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $296.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Last quarter, Chart Industries logged revenue of $273.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 27% higher than the prior-year quarter's $216.1 million.
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 $0.54. GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q1 were 8.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.47 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 29.0%, 230 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.0%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.7%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.22 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.17.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 406 members out of 418 rating the stock outperform, and 12 members rating it underperform. Among 93 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 91 give Chart Industries a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Chart Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $82.69.
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