EnerNOC's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know

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EnerNOC (NAS: ENOC) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 5. 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 EnerNOC's revenues will increase 0.1% and EPS will grow 9.6%.

The average estimate for revenue is $169.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.94.


Revenue details
Last quarter, EnerNOC tallied revenue of $33.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 44% lower than the prior-year quarter's $58.9 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 -$0.91. GAAP EPS were -$1.10 for Q2 compared to -$0.51 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 25.8%, 880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -82.7%, 6,150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -87.6%, 6,560 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $264.3 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.53.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 601 members out of 644 rating the stock outperform, and 43 members rating it underperform. Among 158 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 145 give EnerNOC a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on EnerNOC is outperform, with an average price target of $10.31.

The article EnerNOC's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know originally appeared on Fool.com.

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