Hawaiian Holdings (NAS: HA) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 29. 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 Hawaiian Holdings's revenues will grow 16.1% and EPS will shrink -61.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $504.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Last quarter, Hawaiian Holdings booked revenue of $549.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $455.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.77. GAAP EPS of $0.86 for Q3 were 72% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.50 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 30.8%, 150 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.8%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.3%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.97 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.18.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 194 members out of 237 rating the stock outperform, and 43 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 55 give Hawaiian Holdings a green thumbs-up, and 23 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hawaiian Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $10.00.
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