What Does Wall Street See for TRC Companies's Q4?

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TRC Companies (NYS: TRR) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Sep. 15. 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 TRC Companies's revenues will increase 10.5% and EPS will improve 83.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $77.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.11.


Revenue details
Last quarter, TRC Companies logged revenue of $75.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 30% higher than the prior-year quarter's $57.7 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, EPS came in at $0.13. GAAP EPS of $0.13 for Q3 were 333% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.03 per share.

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 16.3%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.9%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.2%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $239.2 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.02.

The article What Does Wall Street See for TRC Companies's Q4? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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