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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Powell Industries's revenues will grow 0.2% and EPS will drop -25.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $194.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.76.
Last quarter, Powell Industries logged revenue of $153.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 15% lower than the prior-year quarter's $181.5 million.
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 $0.57. GAAP EPS of $0.57 for Q2 were 9.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.63 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 20.6%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.7%, 190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.4%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $686.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.53.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 108 members out of 119 rating the stock outperform, and 11 members rating it underperform. Among 35 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 30 give Powell Industries a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Powell Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $58.25.
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