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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Pepco Holdings's revenues will expand 7.3% and EPS will shrink -4.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.27 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.
Last quarter, Pepco Holdings notched revenue of $852.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 31% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.24 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, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.24. GAAP EPS were -$1.82 for Q1 against $0.30 per share for the prior-year quarter.
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 -2.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -27.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -50.5%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.13.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 186 members out of 209 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 57 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Pepco Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pepco Holdings is hold, with an average price target of $19.81.
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