Suncor Energy (TSX: SU) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 6. 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 Suncor Energy's revenues will grow 0.7% and EPS will contract -14.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $10.04 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.77.
Last quarter, Suncor Energy tallied revenue of $9.75 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $9.85 billion.
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 $1.03. GAAP EPS of $1.03 for Q3 were 41% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.73 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 54.6%, 530 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 20.4%, 320 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 16.3%, 370 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $39.83 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.30.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,617 members out of 1,681 rating the stock outperform, and 64 members rating it underperform. Among 349 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 337 give Suncor Energy a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Suncor Energy is outperform, with an average price target of $42.37.
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