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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict URS's revenues will increase 6.6% and EPS will decrease -3.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.87 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.97.
Last quarter, URS tallied revenue of $2.80 billion. GAAP reported sales were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.36 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 $0.96. GAAP EPS of $0.96 for Q1 were 10% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.07 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 5.4%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.6%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.6%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.75 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.34.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 253 members out of 266 rating the stock outperform, and 13 members rating it underperform. Among 68 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 66 give URS 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 URS is hold, with an average price target of $49.50.
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