Concho Resources (NYS: CXO) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Nov. 7. 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 Concho Resources's revenues will grow 13.6% and EPS will wither -8.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $516.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.04.
Last quarter, Concho Resources logged revenue of $432.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $446.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.78. GAAP EPS of $3.07 for Q2 were 37% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.24 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 80.7%, 430 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 129.2%, 3,970 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 73.8%, 2,180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.01.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 238 members out of 255 rating the stock outperform, and 17 members rating it underperform. Among 50 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 46 give Concho Resources a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Concho Resources is outperform, with an average price target of $124.56.
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