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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Andersons's revenues will grow 9.5% and EPS will contract -1.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.44 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.54.
Last quarter, Andersons booked revenue of $1.27 billion. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.14 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.67. GAAP EPS of $0.67 for Q1 were 32% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.98 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 6.2%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.4%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.0%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.04.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 222 members out of 268 rating the stock outperform, and 46 members rating it underperform. Among 71 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 53 give Andersons a green thumbs-up, and 18 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Andersons is hold, with an average price target of $51.00.
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