Hawaiian Electric Industries Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines
Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYS: HE) reported earnings on May 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Hawaiian Electric Industries beat expectations on revenues and earnings per share.
Compared with the prior-year quarter, revenue improved and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Hawaiian Electric Industries booked revenue of $814.9 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ looked for revenue of $763.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $710.6 million.
EPS came in at $0.40. The four earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.36 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.40 for Q1 were 33% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 per share.
For the quarter, gross margin was 9.8%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.3%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.7%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $776.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.33.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.32 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.60.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 148 members out of 174 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 43 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 40 give Hawaiian Electric Industries a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hawaiian Electric Industries is hold, with an average price target of $25.21.
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