Capital Product Partners (NAS: CPLP) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 31. 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 Capital Product Partners' revenues will grow 35.9% and EPS will contract 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $37.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.
Last quarter, Capital Product Partners booked revenue of $39.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 44% higher than the prior-year quarter's $27.7 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 $0.05. GAAP EPS of $0.05 for Q1 were 17% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.06 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 62.2%, 970 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 25.9%, 1,190 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.1%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $153.8 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.19.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 163 members out of 169 rating the stock outperform, and six members rating it underperform. Among 46 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Capital Product Partners a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Capital Product Partners is outperform, with an average price target of $9.00.
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