What Does Wall Street See for Ryman Hospitality Properties's Q2?

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Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYS: RHP) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. 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 Ryman Hospitality Properties's revenues will wane -0.2% and EPS will grow 341.2%.

The average estimate for revenue is $252.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.75.


Revenue details
Last quarter, Ryman Hospitality Properties chalked up revenue of $222.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $238.9 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.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.03. GAAP EPS of $0.81 for Q1 were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.12 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.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 28.1%, 440 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.8%, 460 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 24.2%, much better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $975.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $2.80.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 81 members out of 146 rating the stock outperform, and 65 members rating it underperform. Among 47 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 38 give Ryman Hospitality Properties a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Ryman Hospitality Properties is hold, with an average price target of $45.82.

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