The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict VSE's revenues will wane -9.6% and EPS will compress 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $125.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.18.
Last quarter, VSE chalked up revenue of $119.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $140.0 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 $0.99. GAAP EPS of $0.99 for Q1 were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.26 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 8.7%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.3%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $500.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $4.56.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 452 members out of 465 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 105 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 103 give VSE a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
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