Can SandRidge Energy Meet These Numbers?

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SandRidge Energy (NYS: SD) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Thursday. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict SandRidge Energy's revenues will grow 28.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $469.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.01.


Revenue details
Last quarter, SandRidge Energy reported revenue of $381.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $312.8 million.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.04. GAAP EPS were -$0.58 for Q1 versus -$0.79 per share for the prior-year quarter.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 68.3%, 730 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -38.3%, 2,820 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -57.2%, 3,940 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.15.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,479 members rating the stock outperform and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 291 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 280 give SandRidge Energy a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on SandRidge Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $10.43.

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