Pioneer Natural Resources (NYS: PXD) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 13. 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 Pioneer Natural Resources's revenues will expand 11.4% and EPS will shrink -26.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $776.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.88.
Last quarter, Pioneer Natural Resources chalked up revenue of $603.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $579.3 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 $0.82. GAAP EPS of $0.15 for Q3 were 95% lower than the prior-year quarter's $2.95 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 67.8%, 590 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.6%, 10,060 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.7%, 5,800 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.10 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.75.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 286 members out of 311 rating the stock outperform, and 25 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 73 give Pioneer Natural Resources a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Pioneer Natural Resources is outperform, with an average price target of $122.21.
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