Basic Energy Services (NYS: BAS) reported earnings on Oct. 25. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Basic Energy Services met expectations on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted slightly and GAAP earnings per share contracted significantly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Basic Energy Services logged revenue of $340.4 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ predicted revenue of $341.4 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $346.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.21. The 17 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.23 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.16 for Q3 were 75% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.64 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 34.7%, 480 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 900 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.9%, 580 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $328.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.40 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.21.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 320 members out of 343 rating the stock outperform, and 23 members rating it underperform. Among 84 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give Basic Energy Services 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 Basic Energy Services is outperform, with an average price target of $14.92.
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