Air Methods (NAS: AIRM) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see.
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter with the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Air Methods' revenues will grow 48.9% and EPS will grow 197.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $223.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.35.
Last quarter, Air Methods tallied revenue of $190.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 45% higher than the prior-year quarter's $131.9 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 $0.97. GAAP EPS of $0.97 for Q1 were 116% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.45 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 37.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.0%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $840.0 million. The average EPS estimate is $6.15.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 203 members out of 221 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 58 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give Air Methods 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 Air Methods is outperform, with an average price target of $104.33.
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