Advanced Energy Industries (NAS: AEIS) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 4. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Advanced Energy Industries's revenues will contract -1.0% and EPS will grow 1500.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $111.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.16.
Last quarter, Advanced Energy Industries logged revenue of $117.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 8.5% lower than the prior-year quarter's $128.5 million.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.20. GAAP EPS of $0.15 were the same as the prior-year quarter.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 38.9%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.0%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.9%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $450.4 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.60.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 225 members out of 239 rating the stock outperform, and 14 members rating it underperform. Among 60 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 58 give Advanced Energy Industries 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 Advanced Energy Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $14.13.
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