Can Trex Meet These Numbers?
Trex (NYS: TREX) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 26. 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 Trex's revenues will improve 15.4% and EPS will increase 341.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $90.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.53.
Last quarter, Trex tallied revenue of $96.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 39% higher than the prior-year quarter's $69.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.74. GAAP EPS of $0.74 for Q1 were 147% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 36.9%, 350 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.5%, 830 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.8%, 550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $321.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.79.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 82 members out of 134 rating the stock outperform, and 52 members rating it underperform. Among 44 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 22 give Trex a green thumbs-up, and 22 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Trex is buy, with an average price target of $33.83.
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